The Natural Products Association (NPA) will proudly participate as an exhibitor and presenter at Natural Products Expo West, March 8-11, in Anaheim, Calif. NPA will kick off the first newly-updated seminar for dietary supplement companies about Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). In addition, NPA will moderate a panel discussion covering the latest developments with the Dietary Supplements Health and Education Act (DSHEA). Finally, NPA will host a town hall meeting about natural certification for manufacturers and suppliers of personal care and home care products.
NPA events at Natural Products Expo West include:
- What You Need to Know: How the FDA GMP Rule for Dietary Supplements Applies to You, March 8-9 at 8 a.m., Meeting Room #213A. The program now includes issues identified in recent FDA inspections and warning letters, examples and case studies illustrating real-life GMP issues and scenarios, and an overview of industry business models and their respective GMP responsibilities. Companies can use this information to meet their GMP requirements. Register today at www.NPAinfo.org/GMP.
- DSHEA Awareness in the Natural Products Industry, March 10 at 12:30 p.m., Room Anaheim Marriott, Pacific Ballroom 7. Get the latest on how to understand basic labeling guidelines for dietary supplements and utilize DSHEA to your advantage to increase sales and launch marketing initiatives. You’ll also get U.S. regulatory updates for dietary supplement labeling. Free for Expo West attendees.
- NPA Natural Standard Town Hall, March 10 at 2:30 p.m., Room #213A. The NPA Natural Seal is the first and only natural certification in the U.S. Find out what ingredients are allowed or prohibited, and why. Learn about the certification process and how to identify truly natural products certified by NPA. Free for Expo West attendees.
- NPA Booth. NPA President Jeff Wright will attend Expo West, walking the show floor and visiting with NPA members. Stop by NPA booth #5843 in Hall E.
NPA will provide ribbons for NPA member exhibitors and attendees that they can attach to their badges along with logo signs for exhibitors to display in their booths. Members can pick them up at the NPA booth. In addition, NPA and New Hope Natural Media will be promoting the Natural Products Association MarketPlace Conference and Trade Show, June 14-16 in Las Vegas. Learn more and register at www.NPAMarketPlace.com.