Sixth Annual Dietary Supplement Regulatory Summit Features Top FDA Regulators

Leading Natural Products Trade Associations Host Virtual Briefing for Policymakers
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Press Releases and Statements | Mar 17, 2021

(WASHINGTON D.C.) — The 2021 Dietary Supplements Regulatory Summit, has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 13, to be held virtually.

With the date set, registration has been opened for the annual summit. Now in its sixth year, the summit is a one-day, executive-level conference and networking event.

As in past years, the 2021 summit will feature updates and insights from top U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials, including the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, and industry experts, with a focus on dietary supplement regulatory compliance.

The DSRS is an industry-wide educational event designed specifically for manufacturers, retailers, marketers and distributors of dietary supplements and ingredients, along with others in the supply chain, such as testing labs, and related service providers, including legal and marketing firms.

The summit is produced by the trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry: the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the Natural Products Association (NPA) and the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA). Members of these associations receive a substantial discount when registering for the summit.

Key 2021 DSRS topics and speakers include:

  • Rich Cleland and Glenn Bass
  • New Dietary Ingredient Notifications
  • Emerging topics such as tax credits for R&D

…and much more!

Featured speakers will be listed on the summit registration page. Contact Felix Kang 202.223.0101 for any questions and for more information.

*Summit topics, agenda, and speakers are subject to change.


AHPA: Haley Chitty,, 301.588.1171 x104

CHPA: Lauren Bloomberg,, 202.429.3534

CRN: Holly Vogtman,, 202.204.7665

NPA: Felix Kang,, 202.223.0101

UNPA: Clint Calder,, 646.992.1803

​Dietary Supplement Regulatory Summit July 13, 2021

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is the national trade association and voice of the herbal and botanical products industry. AHPA is comprised of more than 300 domestic and foreign companies doing business as growers, processors, manufacturers, and marketers of herbs and herbal products, including foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and non-prescription drugs. Founded in 1982, AHPA's mission is to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products. Website:

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing 150+ dietary supplement and functional food manufacturers, ingredient suppliers and companies providing services to those manufacturers and suppliers. In addition to complying with a host of federal and state regulations governing dietary supplements and food in the areas of manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety, our manufacturer and supplier members also agree to adhere to additional voluntary guidelines as well as to CRN’s Code of Ethics. Visit Follow us on Twitter @CRN_Supplements and LinkedIn

The Natural Products Association (NPA) is the trade association representing the entire natural products industry. We advocate for our members who supply, manufacture and sell natural ingredients or products for consumers. The Natural Products Association promotes good manufacturing practices as part of the growth and success of the industry. Founded in 1936, NPA represents approximately 1,000 members accounting for more than 10,000 locations of retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of natural products, including foods, dietary supplements and health/beauty aids. Visit

The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) is an international trade association representing more than 100 leading natural products, dietary supplements, functional food, scientific and technology and related service companies that share a commitment to provide consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit and reliability. Founded in Utah in 1992, UNPA was instrumental in the passage of the 1994 Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) and continues to take a leadership position in legislative and regulatory issues and industry best practices. Visit

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), founded in 1881, is the national trade association representing the leading manufacturers and marketers of consumer healthcare products, including over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, dietary supplements, and consumer medical devices. CHPA is committed to empowering self-care by ensuring that Americans have access to products they can count on to be reliable, save money and time, and deliver new and better ways to get and stay healthy. Visit