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Could 2021 be THE worst year in memory for botanical supply?

Experts sound alarm over 2021 botanical supply challenges

By Stephen Daniells

As sales of dietary supplements and natural products remain high – and many companies report record sales – the strain on the supply chain is immense, and for botanicals in particular, and that means a difficult 2021 could be on the horizon.

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Is it Amazon’s job to fix a problem that was decades in the making?

By Hank Schultz

There has long been a tale within the dietary supplement business of there being two industries, the ‘good guys’ and ‘them.’ With the proliferation of fraudulent products for sale online, the question becomes, whose job is it to remedy that?

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CSPI calls on FDA to mandate accredited labs for all food testing

By Hank Schultz

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging federal authorities to require testing be done in accredited labs and not just to restrict that to the food importation process. It’s a laudable goal but one that might have unintended consequences,...

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