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Bill proposes to make dietary supplements eligible expenses in FSA/HSA accounts, allowing consumers to use tax-preferred health savings to purchase wellness products.

Jul 20, 2023

Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) President and CEO Scott Melville released the following statement today in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s

Jun 30, 2023

Today, Élan Sudberg, CEO of Alkemist Labs, joins CHPA's Duffy MacKay for an in depth discussion of herbs and botanical testing. Herbs are an important and growing category for dietary supplements, foods, and even cosmetics. When herbs are further processed into botanical dietary supplements, they can be complex products that require extra care in sourcing, manufacturing, and testing.

Jun 5, 2023

CHPA President and CEO Scott Melville today released the below statement following the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) announcement that Stefan M. Pasiakos, Ph.D., FACSM, will serve as the new director of its Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS).

Jun 1, 2023

CHPA Senior Vice President of Dietary Supplements Duffy MacKay today released the following statement in response to results from a recent trial finding that people ages 60 and older who took a daily multivitamin showed an estimated 3.1 fewer years of memory loss than those who took a placebo. These results are the second time a multivitamin clinical trial within the COcoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS) reached the same conclusion.

May 25, 2023

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

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