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Executive Summary

Probiotic supplement LC1 discontinued due to lower-than-expected sales, firm says. Nestle stopped selling the supplement in November, although the probiotic is still available as a chilled dairy product or yogurt in some countries. Company speculates powder form of LC1 might have kept sales down but says it has no plans for U.S. reintroduction in a different form. The Lactobacillus johnsonii-containing powder launched in March at GNC stores and drugstore.com (1"The Tan Sheet" March 6, 2000, p. 4)

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