PARAMUS, N.J., Oct. 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq:SMBL) reported today that it has granted inducement awards to two new non-executive employees. The awards were made on each of October 8, 2012 and October 22, 2012 under the Smart Balance, Inc. 2012 Inducement Award Plan, which provides for the granting of stock option awards to new employees as an inducement to join the company. The inducement awards consist of a total of 15,000 options for shares of Smart Balance common stock in the aggregate granted to two non-executive employees. The options have a ten year term and an exercise price equal to the fair market value of Company common stock on the date of grant. The options vest in four equal annual installments beginning on the one-year anniversary of their grant dates.
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