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Herbs and spices have been part of commerce for thousands and thousands of years, and so have bad actors that substitute less expensive plant material for authentic plants. This practice known as botanical adulteration, has impacted the dietary supplement supply chain. But an industry initiative led by three leading nonprofits has developed a large scale program to reduce ingredient and product adulteration.

May 22, 2023

CHPA appreciates this opportunity to comment on the Synthetic Dye Petition submitted to the California Department of Public Health requesting that a warning be placed on food and dietary supplement products related to adverse neurobehavioral effects purportedly associated with ingestion of synthetic food dyes.

May 12, 2023

Duffy MacKay, Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) Senior Vice President of Dietary Supplements, and co-author of the paper, Perspectives on the Use of Proprietary Blends in Dietary Supplements

Apr 26, 2023

CHPA’s SVP of Dietary Supplements, Duffy MacKay, responds to reporting on a recent research letter published in JAMA finding that 22 out of 25 melatonin products analyzed were mislabeled, containing variable amounts of the ingredient:

Apr 25, 2023

If you are in the consumer healthcare industry, you probably know about GMPs, or Good Manufacturing Practices. But what do they specifically mean when it comes to dietary supplements, and how do VMS companies prepare for an FDA inspection?

Apr 24, 2023

Most people who have flexible spending or health savings accounts think supplements should be covered as “medical expenses”

Apr 18, 2023

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