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NPA Urges Healthcare Professionals to Report Adverse Effects

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) sent a letter to leading medical societies today urging healthcare professionals to report adverse events for dietary supplements,...

Former FDA Official Joins NPA

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) announced in a press release that former FDA official Sibyl Swift, Ph.D., will be the new SVP for...

On the horizon: 2020 Forecast

As 2019 winds down, what issue had the most positive impact on the natural products industry—and what had the greatest negative impact? We asked...

Congress Fails to Pass CBD Legislation

Washington, D.C.—Congress yesterday failed to pass legislation that would appropriate $100,000 for FDA to perform a Health Hazard Evaluation on cannabidiol (CBD), instead creating...

NPA Asks for Defined Standards for Cosmetics

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) submitted comments to the House Energy and Commerce Committee (ECC) regarding Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for cosmetic products,...

FDA Issues CBD Warning Letters; Comments on GRAS

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that warning letters were issued to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol...

Congressmen Ask IRS: Include Supplements as “Medical Expenses”

Washington, D.C.—Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA) and other lawmakers asked IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig to allow selected categories of nutritional supplements to be considered “medical...

NJ Senate Passes Resolution Asking Congress for Safe CBD Legislation

Washington, D.C.—The New Jersey State Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee today unanimously passed a resolution asking the U.S. Congress to set...

NJ Senate: Congress Needs to Legislate Safe Level of CBD Consumption

Washington, D.C.—The New Jersey Senate has introduced a resolution calling on Congress and the President to “establish a safe daily level of consumption of...

NPA Granted Observer Status by Codex Alimentarius

Washington, D.C—The Natural Products Association (NPA) has been granted observer status by Codex Alimentarius Commission, according to a press release. This recognition means that NPA...