Nutrasource Blog

CBC cites inaccurate lab testing results as reason for Marketplace supplement report retraction

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Last November, CBC's TV program Marketplace aired a special report on vitamins and other supplements.  The broadcast reported that popular brands of protein powders and vitamin C were not living up to their label claims.

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Tags: Product Testing, Natural Health Products, Dietary Supplements, IFOS

The value of third party certifications for the natural health industry

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Consumer interest in quality, transparency, traceability and labelling has grown substantially in the past decade.  According to the Supplements/OTC/Rx (SORD) database, an ongoing market research platform launched in 2006, 44% of consumers are concerned about supplement quality.

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Tags: Product Testing, Product Marketing, Natural Health Products, Dietary Supplements, IFOS

Guest Post: Why Fish Oil Should be Third-Party Tested

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Thu, Mar 07, 2013

This post was written by Vin Kutty, president of Innovix Pharma. Vin blogs about omega-3 issues that matter to consumers and industry members, check out his blog here

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Tags: Product Testing, Omega-3s, IFOS