USP to Unveil New DSVP Mark at the American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Conference & Exhibition

To: Reporters and editors

What: The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) will unveil its new DSVP certification mark to attendees of the upcoming ADA conference in Philadelphia. In addition, V. Srini Srinivasan, vice president of the Dietary Supplement Verification Program (DSVP), will provide an overview and update about the program, and Neil G. Reay, director of sales and marketing for DSVP, will discuss how the new mark will impact the dietary supplement industry.

When:
Monday, Oct. 21, 2002
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Room 112 A/B
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, Pa.

Who:
Presented by USP in conjunction with the American Dietetic Association Food (ADA) and Nutrition Conference & Exhibition

Program Information:
For further information about the unveiling of the DSVP certification mark or to schedule an interview, please call Sherrie Borden, USP's director of public relations, at 301-816-8268.

RSVP: To attend the unveiling and media conference, please register by e-mail to [email protected].

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USP-The Standard of Quality
USP is a non-government organization that promotes the public health by establishing state-of-the-art standards to ensure the quality of medicines and other health care technologies. These standards are developed by a unique process of public involvement and are recognized worldwide. In addition, USP has public health programs that focus on promoting optimal health care, including the Dietary Supplement Verification Program (DSVP), Health Care Information, and Patient Safety. USP is a not-for-profit organization that achieves its goals through the contributions of volunteers representing pharmacy, medicine, and other health care professions, as well as science, academia, government, the pharmaceutical industry, and consumer organizations. For more information, visit www.usp.org/e-newsroom.

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