May 14, 2015

Leading dietary supplement associations on Tuesday spoke to Congressional staffers regarding appropriate herbal supplement tests. 

May 13, 2015

The Natural Products Association released a joint statement with the New York State Attorney General's office supporting DNA barcoding technology in authenticating herbal supplements.

April 13, 2015

Supplement industry under continued fire with latest criticism of FDA oversight of BMPEA ingredient coming from Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.

April 3, 2015

The New York Attorney General on Thursday joins forces with 14 AGs from across the country.

February 24, 2015

NPA  renewed its call to the New York Attorney General to produce the scientific evidence behind that office's recall request of herbal supplements.

December 16, 2014

Nationally recognized nutrition expert Danielle Omar told an audience of Capitol Hill staffers that eating a balanced diet requires a heightened level of planning, patience and know-how.

October 22, 2014

A JAMA study noted that about two-thirds of dietary supplements recalled by the Food and Drug Administration still contained banned ingredients at least six months after being recalled.

October 17, 2014

The Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus hosted an educational briefing and luncheon for congressional staffers on Oct. 14, the day before the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.

October 8, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced it will convene a keynote panel in celebration of the 20th anniversary of DSHEA.

October 8, 2014

The dietary supplement industry on Tuesday spoke out against any supplement manufacturer making advertising claims around the Ebola virus.

September 30, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Monday announced the hire of Adam Finney as SVP member services.

September 16, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Monday announced it has signed 127 new members since naming Daniel Fabricant executive director and CEO in April. 

September 16, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Monday announced the hire of Aimee Nichols as director of government affairs and Melinda Price as communications coordinator. 

June 27, 2014

Capitol Hill staffers this week learned useful tips from a medical expert on reading and understanding dietary supplement labels, and received a primer on the depth of regulation behind dietary supplement labeling during an educational briefing held by the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus in cooperation with the leading trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry, the group announced Friday.

April 8, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Tuesday named Daniel Fabricant the association's new CEO.

March 17, 2014

An educational briefing, “Widespread Nutrient Shortfalls: A Public Health Crisis?” was held for Capitol Hill staffers Friday by the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus, in cooperation with the leading trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry — the American Herbal Products Association, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition, the Natural Products Association and the United Natural Products Alliance.

December 6, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition released a report finding that dietary supplementation can save the healthcare system tens of billions over the next decade.

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."

August 2, 2013

U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., on Thursday introduced legislation that would retool the labeling requirements for dietary supplement manufacturers, require pre-market certification on new products and require successful efficacy trials.

June 19, 2013

The National Institutes of Health announced this week a new Web resource for researchers, healthcare providers and consumers to view the ingredient labels of an estimated 17,000 dietary supplements.

May 8, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition and the Natural Products Association announced they have met with the entire freshman class of the 113th Congress, including 83 offices in the House of Representatives and 14 offices in the Senate, as part of their educational efforts to ensure that newly elected members of Congress have accurate information about dietary supplements and their role in good health.

May 6, 2013

The five associations representing the dietary supplement industry on Monday requested that the Food and Drug Administration issue revised guidance on new dietary ingredient notifications, with a specific focus on the information to be included to identify the new dietary ingredient.

March 19, 2013

The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday advised the Food and Drug Administration to establish a time frame on New Dietary Ingredient guidance, as well as guidance clarifying whether a liquid product may be labeled and marketed as a dietary supplement or as a conventional food with added ingredients.

December 14, 2012

The Natural Products Association MarketPlace trade show will be suspended, the organization said, citing "new opportunities more strategically aligned with today's market needs."