PHOENIX --C. Lee Peeler, Deputy Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, will deliver a Feature Presentation titled "The Science of Compliance: What Supplement Marketers and Manufacturers Need to Know About FTC Enforcement" on Oct. 3 from 9 to 9:50 a.m. at SupplySide West.
In this session, Peeler will explore recent FTC actions of interest to the dietary supplement and functional food industries and the steps marketers should take to comply with federal truth-in-advertising standards. With the FTC since 1973, Peeler assists the director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection on a wide range of consumer protection policy and law enforcement issues, as well as in management of the Bureau. He was the director of the FTC's Division of Advertising Practices from 1985 to 2001.
The education program at SupplySide West is sponsored by Cognis Nutrition and Health, a supplier of health-enhancing, natural ingredients for dietary supplements, foods, pharmaceuticals, medical nutrition, and animal nutrition.
"The use of credible, science-based claims is critical to the success of the dietary supplement industry, and we are very pleased to bring this important presentation to our colleagues," said Paul Allen, Group Vice President, Cognis Nutrition and Health.
More information about SupplySide West 2003, including a complete seminar schedule and registration information, is available at www.supplysideshow.com, or by calling Virgo Publishing at (800) 454-5760 or (480) 990-1101. SupplySide is produced by Phoenix, Ariz.-based Virgo Publishing Inc., publisher of Natural Products Industry INSIDER and HSR: Health Supplement Retailer.