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Nature's Sunshine celebrates longevity, boosts science backing

Nature's Sunshine celebrates longevity, boosts science backing

By Hank Schultz

Dietary supplement manufacturer Nature’s Sunshine is ramping up the science behind the products in an effort to reinvigorate the legacy brand’s financial results. The company’s longevity was highlighted at a 45th anniversary event yesterday in Utah.

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AHPA's botanical GMPs document ready for field testing

By Hank Schultz

The American Herbal Products Association has issued a version of its ‘botanical GMPs’ document.  Several member companies have stepped forward to field test the recommendations, AHPA president Michael McGuffin said.

AHPA, CRN suggest tweaks, wholesale overhauls of manufacturing regs

AHPA, CRN suggest tweaks, wholesale overhauls of manufacturing regs

By Hank Schultz

A call from the U.S. Commerce Department for suggestions on streamlining manufacturing regulations has generated responses from industry trade organizations, with the different tacks the suggestions take reflecting those organizations’ membership.

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The Supplement OWL takes self-regulation under its wing

By Duffy MacKay, ND, Sr VP, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN

I don’t speak French, but anyone who took a high school civics class is familiar with the term laissez-faire. Literally meaning “to leave alone,” it’s not always the best course of action—especially for our industry.

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