BSCG Joins Trade Groups AHPA, CRN, and UNPAAugust 1, 2018
Leading Certification Provider Formalizes Relationships
(LOS ANGELES, August 1, 2018) – BSCG (Banned Substances Control Group), a leading testing and certification provider for a range of products including dietary supplements, natural products, muscle creams, and animal products for equines and canines, has recently become a member of three top industry trade organizations: AHPA (American Herbal Product Association), CRN (Council for Responsible Nutrition), and UNPA (United Natural Products Alliance).
“We at BSCG are pleased to join such vital trade associations as AHPA, CRN, and UNPA,” said Oliver Catlin, BSCG President. “We have enjoyed interactions with them in various capacities over the years, and are happy to formalize our relationships with all three to further our mutual goals of improving industry standards and protecting consumers.”
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is the national trade association and voice of the herbal products industry. AHPA’s mission is to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products to ensure that consumers continue to enjoy informed access to a wide variety of herbal goods.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is a leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry. CRN’s mission is to sustain and enhance a climate for its members to responsibly develop, manufacture and market dietary supplements, functional food and their nutritional ingredients.
The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) is an international association representing more than 100 leading natural products, dietary supplement, functional food, and scientific and technology and related service companies that share a commitment to providing consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit and reliability.
More information about these trade associations can be found at their websites: AHPA, http://www.ahpa.org/; CRN, https://www.crnusa.org/; and UNPA, https://www.unpa.com/.
Watch for periodic updates about various activities of these organizations on BSCG’s social media pages: Banned Substances Control Group on Facebook, @BSCGCertified on Twitter, and BSCGCertified on Instagram.