The Natural Products Association (NPA) will participate as an and presenter during Natural Products Expo East, September 21-24, in Baltimore, Md. NPA will present its popular education and training for dietary supplement companies on how to comply with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements for good manufacturing practices (GMP). In addition, NPA will host an educational session on the definition of natural products in the marketplace. Learn more at www.ExpoEast.com.
NPA activities at Natural Products Expo East include:
· An Advanced Course on the FDA: Good Manufacturing Practices for Dietary Supplements, September 22-23, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. This educational session can help companies of any size successfully achieve GMP certification and resolve FDA-related issues. Anyone whose job requires a comprehensive understanding of the final FDA GMP rule should sign up for this course. Register today under Events at www.NPAinfo.org.
· Clearing the Fog: Industry-wide Clarity toward the Definition of ‘Natural,’ September 23, 4-5 p.m. NPA Executive Director and CEO John Gay moderates a panel that includes Dr. Cara Welch, vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs at NPA, and Steven Taormina, standards director at New Hope Natural Media, as they address the often misleading label of “natural.” Get expert perspectives on corporate initiatives by leading manufacturers and retailers, as well as guidelines from NPA and New Hope.
· NPA Booth. Learn about the benefits of becoming an NPA member at booth #8204 in the New Products Pavilion.
NPA's exhibiting supplier members will receive membership kits at Expo East so they may proudly display the NPA Member sign in their booth and ribbons on their badges. Learn more about upcoming NPA events at www.NPAinfo.org/events.
Natural Products Association
The Natural Products Association (NPA), founded in 1936, is the largest and oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to the natural products industry. NPA represents over 1,900 members accounting for more than 10,000 locations of retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of natural products, including foods, dietary supplements, and health/beauty aids. As the leading voice of the natural products industry, the NPA’s mission is to advocate for the rights of consumers to have access to products that will maintain and improve their health, and for the rights of retailers and suppliers to sell these products. Visit www.NPAinfo.org.