A dietary supplement is defined as a product taken by mouth containing a dietary ingredient intended to supplement the diet. Dietary ingredients include vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, and amino acids.
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Dietary Supplement Resource Library
Explore our list of resources to learn more about the dietary supplement category and how it is regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.) recently introduced legislation to combat the online sale of stolen, counterfeit, and dangerous consumer products by ensuring transparency of high-volume third-party sellers in online retail marketplaces.
CHPA launched a new podcast – CHPA Chat – providing stories and insights from staff, industry leaders, academics, and healthcare providers about the trends and issues facing the consumer healthcare space.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), and the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) commemorate the 100th meeting of the Dietary Supplement Trade Associations (DSTA).
This week, by a vote of 321-101, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1996, the SAFE Banking Act. The SAFE Banking Act prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business.
Here are the Federal Register notice summary excerpts that might be of interest to you or others within your organization. Please see notices for complete details. Federal Register notices are for general information purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for thorough regulatory assessment. All efforts are made to assure the accuracy and completeness of this information, but CHPA cannot guarantee the information. As a benefit of CHPA membership, recipients are asked not to forward or share this information outside of your company.
This week, CHPA submitted written testimony in opposition to California Assembly Bill 1341, which prohibits individuals under the age of 18 from buying dietary supplements and OTC drugs for weight loss.
CHPA is a proud supporter of the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus (DSC), a bipartisan forum for the exchange of ideas and information regarding dietary supplements in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.