NSF International to Participate in Seminar on Ingredient Supplier Qualifications and GMP Compliance at Natural Products Expo West 2011

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Ed Wyszumiala, General Manager of NSF International’s Dietary Supplement Certification Programs, will speak at Natural Products Expo West 2011, the world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products trade show, which is being held this week at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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Ed Wyszumiala, General Manager of NSF International’s Dietary Supplement Certification Programs, will speak at Natural Products Expo West 2011, the world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products trade show, which is being held this week at the Anaheim Convention Center. Topics covered will include Ingredient Supplier Qualification, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and the importance of GMP compliance.

WHO:     Ed Wyszumiala, General Manager, NSF International Dietary Supplement Certification Programs and other dietary supplement regulatory and industry experts.

WHAT:     A Seminar on Ingredient Supplier Qualification and GMP Compliance

An Update on a Voluntary Supplier Qualification Guideline - This session will provide a broad understanding of the requirements for and important aspects of supplier qualification through application of risk management principles and the importance of taking a proactive approach to develop “best practices” standards.

WHEN:         Sat., Mar. 12, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

WHERE:     Supply Network Theater, Booth #113        

For more information and to arrange an interview with Mr. Wyszumiala, you may contact houlahan(at)nsf(dot)org or 734-913-5723 or stop by booth #834.

NSF Dietary Supplements Certification program press kit available here.

About NSF International: NSF International, an independent organization, certifies products and writes standards for food, water and consumer goods to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment (http://www.nsf.org). Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting human health and safety worldwide and operates in more than 120 countries. NSF is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Food and Water Safety and Indoor Environment.

NSF Dietary Supplement Testing and Certification Program; GMP Training: NSF International developed the American National Standard for Dietary Supplements (NSF/ANSI Standard 173) and tests and certifies products to this standard. The NSF Certification process includes: a toxicology and label review to verify product formulation and marketing claims, a formulation review to identify and quantify dietary ingredients declared on product label, a contaminant review, which involves testing to ensure the product contains no undeclared ingredients or unsafe levels of contaminants and a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) inspection/audit of the manufacturing facility. NSF also offers GMP training courses through NSF-DBA, an NSF International company.

CONTACT: Greta Houlahan
Phone: 734-913-5723
Email: houlahan(at)nsf(dot)org

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