This Separation Agreement (the "Agreement") is dated as of July 15, 1999 by and between Robert Reynolds,
residing at 546 E. 800 S., Centerville, Utah 84014 ("Executive") and Weider Nutrition International Inc.
("Nutrition"), a Delaware corporation with an office at 2002 South 5070 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84104.
R E C I T A L S
A. Executive is the Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Nutrition and is employed pursuant to an
Employment Agreement between Nutrition and Employee dated effective as of January 1, 1997, a copy of which
is annexed as SCHEDULE 1 ("Employment Agreement"). Terms used in this Agreement unless otherwise stated
shall have the meaning defined in the Employment Agreement.
B. Executive has subject to the provisions of this Agreement, tendered his resignation as an employee, director
and officer of Nutrition and its affiliates and Nutrition has accepted Executive's resignation subject to the terms of
C. Executive and Nutrition desire to document the termination of Executive's employment relationship and fully
resolve all employment and related matters between them, as well as all claims and potential claims or disputes.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the covenants and agreements set forth herein and for other good and
valuable consideration, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto covenant and agree as
1. RESIGNATION: Executive hereby resigns as an employee, officer and director of Nutrition and its affiliates
effective 5 pm Mountain Time on July 15, 1999 ("Termination Date"). Nutrition hereby accepts Executive's
resignation. For purposes of resolving all compensation, benefits and other matters between Executive and
Nutrition, including Executive's Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement and the Retirement Agreement,
Executive's resignation shall be treated as a "Termination Without Cause" under the Employment Agreement and
the applicable provisions of Executive's Employment Agr