Vitamins and Minerals

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State and local policy issues impacting dietary supplements across the country.

May 17, 2021

A summary of selected literature articles related to dietary supplements from the NIH PubMed database that might be of interest to CHPA member companies.

May 3, 2021

This week, CHPA submitted written testimony in opposition to California Assembly Bill 1341, which prohibits individuals under the age of 18 from buying dietary supplements and OTC drugs for weight loss.

Mar 31, 2021

Expert insights on the importance of proactive health maintenance, including addressing nutrient deficiencies that increase risk of infection and disease.

Dec 15, 2020

Today’s column in the Los Angeles Times is aligned with calls from responsible manufacturers in the dietary supplement industry who agree that regulations need to be modernized and strengthened.

Dec 15, 2020

It's a fact: older adults have different vitamins and mineral needs than younger people. From calcium and vitamin D, to vitamins B-6 and B-12, learn more about how to safely benefit from dietary supplements at KnowYourOTCs.org.

Oct 5, 2020

CHPA Dietary Supplements Committee members fully support the proposed changes to the labeling requirements for health claims regarding calcium and osteoporosis. These proposed changes amend the regulation authorizing health claims on the relationship between calcium and a reduced risk of osteoporosis.

Mar 14, 2007

We would like to commend the U.S. Government position previously taken on the vitamin and mineral supplement draft guidelines, and encourage the U.S. Government to maintain a similar position.

Aug 9, 2004

Comments on the U.S. government’s position concerning draft vitamin and mineral supplement guidelines before the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses.

Sep 10, 2003

Explore our list of resources to learn more about the dietary supplement category and how it is regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Federal Trade Commission.

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