For the third quarter ended September 30, 2000, Vita Food Products, Inc. (Amex: VSF) today announced a net loss of $89,000, or $0.02 per share, compared with net income of $76,000 or $0.02 per share in the third quarter of 1999, a decrease in net income of $165,000 or $0.04 per share. Despite record third quarter sales, lower margins resulted in the quarterly loss.