AHPA: Supplement, Herbal, Cannabis Operations as Essential Businesses

Silver Spring, MD—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has provided an update regarding what qualifies as “essential business” and “critical infrastructure” as federal, state,...

NPA: Natural Products Industry Can Assist with Production, Distribution of Medical Supplies

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) announced on March 20 that it sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence offering to assist with the...

CRN Answers FAQs on COVID-19 Resource Page

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has developed a resource page featuring information on COVID-19: https://www.crnusa.org/COVID-19. Available resources include a COVID-19 FAQ sheet developed...

Trade Associations to Governors: Supplements Qualify as Essential

Washington D.C.— On March 20, 2020, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), and...

Vitamin D Intake Increases Chances of Walking Post-Hip Surgery, Study Suggests

New Brunswick, NJ—Senior citizens who are not vitamin D deficient have a better chance of walking after hip fracture surgery, according to a new...

More Balanced Protein Intake Could Help Seniors Maintain Muscle Mass, Study Says

Birmingham, UK—Most people eat proteins unevenly throughout the day, according to new research from the University of Birmingham—but eating more protein at breakfast or...
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Global Prebiotic Association Grows Membership

Springs, TX—The Global Prebiotic Association (GPA), which has a mission to "Increase public awareness about the production, quality and science of prebiotic products, expand...
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CRN: Dietary Supplements Facilities Essential During Pandemic

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is calling on officials to classify dietary supplement facilities as essential during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to...

FDA Reduces Inspections; NPA Proposes Approach to Ensure Supplement Safety

Washington, D.C.—Following the March 18 announcements by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that it is prioritizing resources and only performing “for-cause inspections” during...

AHPA Shares COVID-19 Information & Resources

Silver Spring, MD—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is offering a free webinar on COVID-19 on Mar 26, 2020, from 1:00 PM - 3:00...