Robert Forbes Named Technical/Regulatory Individual of the Year in Australia

(Sydney, Australia) November 2, 2007 – Robert Forbes, president of Robert Forbes and Associates, a Sydney, Australia-based regulatory affairs and GMP consulting firm for complementary, OTC medicine, cosmetic, food and supplement industry companies, has received the Technical Regulatory Individual of the Year award for 2007 from the Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC).

The award, presented by Steven Mann, CHC president and Dr. Tony Lewis, CHC executive director, was given in recognition of Forbes’ high level of professionalism and achievement in the field of technical/regulatory work and his significant contributions to the good standing of the Forbes organization.

Forbes and Associates represents numerous U.S. supplement manufacturers in Australia, submitting applications for complementary medicines (dietary supplements) to the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration and providing advice on formulation, labeling and other mandatory requirements for supplying products in Australia and New Zealand.

Forbes is also vice president of the Consultants Association for the Natural Products Industry (CANI), the leading US-based consultants group that promotes education and ethical standards for the improvement of manufacturing, distribution, marketing and advertising to help the supplement and food industries develop safe and beneficial products for business-to-business and consumer marketplaces.

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