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ODIs, kratom, CBD, SSCI and more: NPA reviews ‘exciting’ 2017

By Daniel Fabricant, PhD, CEO & President, Natural Products Association

This year wasn’t a time to take in a play or go about things leisurely, outside of the beltway there may appear to be gridlock due to congress but a new Administration set the tone early in 2017, putting forth some great opportunities for the natural...

NPA adds 25 new members in third quarter of 2017

NPA adds 25 new members in third quarter of 2017

The Natural Products Association (NPA), the oldest and one of the largest trade groups advocating for the natural products industry, welcomed 25 new members to the organization in the third quarter or 2017.

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NPA outlines top supplement-related legislative issues for PEOTUS Trump

By Stephen Daniells

NDIs, kratom, maternal and child nutrition, medical foods, health claims, and reducing the cost of healthcare are among the important issues affecting dietary supplements and the natural products industry in 2017, according to the Natural Products Association....

The Retail Landscape: Challenges in 2015

The Retail Landscape: Challenges in 2015

By Daniel Fabricant, PhD, Executive Director and CEO, Natural Products Association

The digital marketplace, participating in advocacy efforts, and why membership of a trade association is important: In this guest article, Daniel Fabricant, PhD, Executive Director and CEO, Natural Products Association gives his views on the retail landscape...

NPA: 2015 will bring challenges in Congress, media and GMP compliance

NPA: 2015 will bring challenges in Congress, media and GMP compliance

By Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., CEO and Executive Director of the Natural Products Association

As with any new year, January is a time for looking ahead and getting in front of obstacles before they arise. Many mistakenly believe that a new year means new, unexpected challenges, but reality the year’s tests and trials – both internal and external...

GMPs boosting need for contract analytical prowess

Special edition: Outsourcing

GMPs boosting need for contract analytical prowess

By Stephen Daniells

The introduction of good manufacturing practices (GMPs) is a boon for contract analytical services, and those with special services to offer are standing out from the crowd.

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‘Medicine hunter’ spears mainstream botanical acceptance

By Shane Starling

For the best part of two decades Chris Kilham has been venturing into this planet’s wild vegetation zones in an ongoing search for botanicals that may have therapeutic, nutritional or wellness benefits.

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