(ANN ARBOR, MI USA) - NSF International (www.nsf.org), The Public Health and Safety Company(tm), is pleased to announce the certification of Topco's Top Care® brand dietary supplements. NSF is the leading global provider of public health and safety risk management solutions.
The NSF Dietary Supplements Certification Program conducted formulation reviews, plant audits and laboratory testing to ensure that Topco's dietary supplements met all requirements of NSF American National Standard 173-Dietary Supplements. Requirements of the Standard include label and formulation review, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) plant audits, product testing, safety evaluation and ongoing monitoring to ensure continued conformance.
"This certification is proof that Topco's dietary supplements meet internationally recognized requirements," said Kathy Pompliano, Manager, Dietary Supplements Program. "When purchasing the Top Care brand, consumers can be reassured that they are receiving quality products, which meet label claims."
"The NSF Mark on Top Care brand dietary supplements clearly communicates to consumers that our products have been independently evaluated and certified to contain what we say they contain and nothing else," said Tony Harrington, Senior Product Manager HBC. "Such assurance is critical when ensuring quality and creating confidence and trust in our products."
Topco Associates LLC specializes in aggregating the multi-billion dollar purchases of its 53 food industry members in the procurement of a broad range of products and services including private label, national brands, perishables and equipment/supplies. Topco brands include Food Club®, Top Crest®, Top Care®, Pet Club® and Full Circle® natural and organic products.
NSF International, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is the leading global provider of public health and safety risk management solutions. NSF provides product certification and safety audits for the food and water industries. Other services include management systems registrations delivered through NSF International Strategic Registrations, Ltd., and education through the NSF Center for Public Health Education. Serving companies in 88 countries, NSF was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI USA.
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