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September 5, 2013

The Natural Products Association took exception to the October issue of Consumer Reports, charging the publication with making "verifiable misstatements" on the safety and regulatory requirements around dietary supplements in an article titled "4 ways to avoid supplement dangers."

WASHINGTON — The Natural Products Association on Wednesday took exception to the October issue of Consumer Reports, charging the publication with making "verifiable misstatements" on the safety and regulatory requirements around dietary supplements in an article titled "4 ways to avoid supplement dangers."

May 1, 2013

Following a report published Monday in The New York Times about how high doses of the supplement ginkgo biloba caused cancer in lab animals, many are calling for the removal of the product from store shelves to prevent consumer consumption.

NEW YORK — Following a report published Monday in The New York Times about how high doses of the supplement ginkgo biloba caused cancer in lab animals, many are calling for the removal of the product from store shelves to prevent consumer consumption. 

On Tuesday, the Natural Products Association issued a release protesting the indirect correlation. 

July 9, 2012

The National Products Association promoted two senior advocacy staff members "as the association expands its regulatory and government affairs efforts," NPA stated Monday.

WASHINGTON — The National Products Association promoted two senior advocacy staff members "as the association expands its regulatory and government affairs efforts," NPA stated Monday. Cara Welch now is SVP scientific and regulatory affairs, and Elizabeth Hurst is director government relations. In addition, Meg Mader was promoted to director of marketing.

March 7, 2012

The Natural Products Association is celebrating the 800th certification of products and ingredients under the organization's Natural Seal program.

WASHINGTON — The Natural Products Association is celebrating the 800th certification of products and ingredients under the organization's Natural Seal program.

March 7, 2011

The Natural Products Association last week celebrated 75 years of advocacy for the natural products industry.

WASHINGTON — The Natural Products Association last week celebrated 75 years of advocacy for the natural products industry.

February 24, 2011

The Natural Products Association on Wednesday announced the promotion of Cara Welch to VP scientific and regulatory affairs.

WASHINGTON — The Natural Products Association on Wednesday announced the promotion of Cara Welch to VP scientific and regulatory affairs.

“Welch has been a major contributor to achieving the success of both our Natural Seal and GMP certification programs, and she is the perfect choice to lead this department,” stated John Gay, NPA executive director and CEO. “The NPA Natural Seal has been a huge success, with nearly 600 certifications since its launch in 2008.”

December 21, 2010

The Natural Products Association last week reached a new milestone — awarding the 500th certification to products and ingredients under the NPA Natural Seal, a certification program focused on the verification of natural products and ingredients.

WASHINGTON — The Natural Products Association last week reached a new milestone — awarding the 500th certification to products and ingredients under the NPA Natural Seal, a certification program focused on the verification of natural products and ingredients.

October 31, 2010

The Natural Products Association on Monday announced its first step into the social media space...

August 29, 2010

Industry lobbyists last week weighed in on a Ninth Circuit ruling that allowed for a...

WASHINGTON Industry lobbyists last week weighed in on a Ninth Circuit ruling that allowed for a class action lawsuit to proceed against Matrixx Initiatives because that company failed to disclose adverse event reports to its shareholders.

 

November 22, 2009

For all the good that associations like the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the Natural...

NEW YORK For all the good that associations like the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the Natural Products Association have done in rooting any discussion around supplements in sound science, there always seems to be these somewhat faulty meta-analyses that serve as an undercurrent to that sound science.