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NPA Launches SSCI with GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, Walmart & Whole Foods

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Natural Products Association has officially launched the Supplement Safety and Compliance Initiative (SSCI), with some of the largest retailers of natural products and supplements involved.

SSCI was unveiled by the NPA’s Dr Daniel Fabricant at SupplySide West last year with the aim of to unifying standards for manufacturers and increasing consumer confidence.

“Our industry is safe because of initiatives like SSCI and our commitment to consumer protection and quality control. NPA is thrilled to work with founding SSCI members GNC and Walmart and industry leaders Vitamin Shoppe and Whole Foods to develop a retailer driven and consumer focused Industry Leadership Group (ILG),” said Dr Fabricant.

Speaking with NutraIngredients­USA at SupplySide West , Dr Fabricant explained that the ILG will share best practices and ensure the standards are met at a local level.

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Source: NutraIngredients-USA