News Releases 2017

News Releases 2017

FDA Nominee Uses Supplements Daily and Promises Access During Tenure
Published Wednesday, April 26
NPA Calls for Senate Confirmation and Sends Letter Outlining Industry Priorities

NPA Opens Nominations for Board of Directors
Published Monday, April 10
The recent Association bylaws change, approved by the membership, reduces the size of the Board of Directors to be more efficient and effective with achieving the Association’s mission and goals.

The Natural Products Industry Heads to Capitol Hill for 20th Annual Natural Products Day
Published Wednesday, March 29
Over 100 industry stakeholders from 25 Key States took to Capitol Hill for more than 100 meetings with legislators making it the largest fly-in day in the natural products industry

NPA Starts the New Year by Adding 25 New Members
Published Thursday, March 2
The Natural Products Association (NPA), the oldest and largest association dedicated solely to the natural products industry, experienced strong membership growth during the first quarter of 2017, welcoming 25 new members to the organization.

FDA Should Expand Structure/Function Claims Made for Infant Formula Beyond Taste, Aroma, and Nutritive Value and Include Claims Toward Physiological Effects, NPA Says
Published Wednesday, February 22
NPA Files Comments with FDA on Substantiation of Structure Function Claims Made in Infant Formula Labels and Labeling

Tell Congress to Cover Dietary Supplements by HSAs and FSAs in Repeal and Replace Efforts to Improve Access and Lower Costs for Americans
Published Tuesday, February 14
NPA and the Alliance for Natural Health-USA (ANH-USA) jointly  started a grassroots campaign to encourage members of congress to include dietary supplements in any Health Savings Account (HSA) and/or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) legislation introduced as part of “Repeal and Replace” efforts.

NPA Rejects Government’s “Dietary Fiber” Guidance
Published Tuesday, February 14
New Rules Fail to Acknowledge Economic Impact on Small Businesses and Consumers

Informed-Choice and NPA Partnership Promotes Banned Substance Testing
Published Monday, February 13
NPA has formed a partnership with globally-recognized testing program Informed-Choice to help supplement manufacturers in the USA minimize the risk of contamination with substances banned in sport by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

SSCI Seeks Experts to Fulfill Consumer Focused Initiative For Dietary Supplement Industry
Published Thursday, February 2
NPA announced the Supplement Safety and Compliance Initiative (SSCI) is accepting nominations for the Benchmark Committee, Technical and General Working Groups.

Dietary Supplement Industry Joins Forces to Develop the Supplement Safety and Compliance Initiative
Published Wednesday, January 11
NPA announced the launch of the Supplement Safety and Compliance Initiative (SSCI).