Cera Products donates hurricane disaster relief supplies through Direct Relief International.
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September 28, 2017
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HYDRATION DONATION FOR DISASTER RELIEF
Hilton Head Island, S.C.: Cera Products donated four pallets of CeraLyte® and CeraSport® rice-based oral rehydration drinks, weighing over 4 tons and valued at over $20,000, to Direct Relief International for its help in communities affected by recent hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Islands, and for the earthquake in Mexico. For many years, Cera Products has supported Direct Relief’s emergency response work in the USA and in Third World countries in Africa, Asia and Central America.
Oral rehydration solutions (ORS) are one of the most needed items during emergencies, when water supplies are comprised and dehydration may affect many. Flood waters usually contain E. coli, coliform and other bacteria or contaminants that cause diarrheal diseases. ORS is a drink that can prevent serious dehydration. CeraLyte rice-based ORS meets the World Health Organization (WHO) composition and is primarily used for diarrheal-disease outbreaks, while CeraSport is used for sweat replacement, fever and mild dehydration. All Cera Products are gluten-free and have no added sugars.
About Direct Relief International:
Direct Relief International, active in all 50 states and 70 countries, works with more than 1,000 health clinics across the U.S. to assist in emergencies on an ongoing basis. The organization has a four-star, “top-notch” rating from Charity Navigator, a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes magazine and is listed as the ”#1 Changing The World Charity” by CNBC.
About Cera Products Inc.:
Established in Maryland in 1993, Cera Products scientifically developed its high performance medical and sports rehydration products along with world health experts, including physicians at Johns Hopkins, the Mayo Clinic, Harvard University, University of Maryland, Tufts University Schools of Medicine, the Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control, the State of Maryland, and experts at food and pharmaceutical manufacturing companies. Widely used by the US military and in many US hospitals and medical centers, Cera Products also exports to Canada, Central America, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa. For more information see www.ceraproductsinc.com.
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