Archive for July, 2010
Have you visited storyofcosmetics.org yet? If not, you should! Learn about how major loopholes in U.S. federal law allow the $50 billion beauty industry to put unlimited amounts of chemicals into personal care products with no required testing, no monitoring of health effects and inadequate labeling requirements—making cosmetics among the least-regulated consumer products on the market. Think twice before putting on that lipstick, you might be putting on lead! Whilst aimed at the US market there are obvious paralells with products available in the UK.
The Emerson Quality ProgramSM (EQP) is a one-of-a-kind quality assurance program for the nutritional supplements industry, providing practitioners with manufacturer-specific quality information to assist in confidently recommending the best products.
Nordic Naturals was awarded the gold standard, the highest rating available for meeting the following standards and requirements.
- Compliance with current GMP’s, acceptable third party audit, raw material supplier qualification and raw material testing for identity and purity as evidenced on CoA.
- Use of most appropriate testing methodologies, potency testing and validated risk-based approach to testing adulterants and contaminants.
- Testing of every batch for identity, potency, microbiological and other applicable contaminants, a stability program, in place, plus demonstrated evidence of research and product development, clinical trial support and sustainable environmental practices.
Bringing forward a new definition of fish oil quality as it relates to purity, freshness, taste, dosage, and sustainability, Nordic Naturals’ leadership has also shifted the model of how to conduct business truthfully and authentically.
Nordic Naturals incorporates ethical and socially responsible practices with regards to environmental consciousness, corporate transparency, philanthropic partnerships, and education—all of which are integral to fulfilling our mission of correcting omega-3 deficiency around the world.
Nutri-Link is pleased to have been distributing the professional line of Nordic Naturals products since 2003