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).
It’s a common misconception that the dietary supplements category is not regulated, when in fact it is regulated by multiple government agencies, with manufacturers and retailers also managing responsibility throughout the process.
Is healthcare upside down? What does that mean exactly, and what can the scientific breakthroughs of COVID-19 vaccines mean for further wellness innovation? Hear from Oscar Franco, MD, as he shares his own journey to wellness.
Prior to the pandemic, the self-care sector was already expanding rapidly, with health spending increasing 31-fold per capita over the past four decades. IRI and CHPA recently released this report about how consumer self-care has specifically changed.
Perhaps the most precious commodity on Capitol Hill is time. This is only exacerbated over the summer, when congressional recesses are common around the Fourth of July and then, again, in August. Therefore, when Congress is in, there is a scramble to address pressing concerns and “must pass” legislative issues.
Last week, the Oregon legislature passed S.B. 582, a first-of-its-kind law that shifts costs of recycling and product packaging disposal from municipal governments to producers of products. CHPA opposed the bill’s passage and had engaged in a session-long negotiation with lawmakers to exempt products produced by consumer healthcare manufacturers.
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.