Resources & Links

The following links give you information about the Analytical Laboratory Industry, Food Industry, FDA compliance regulations and more. We will be building a more comprehensive link and information library over time. If you have a website to share please contact us and we will consider the link. Visit us often for updates.

Regulatory Agencies/Info

AOAC International - As the "Association of Analytical Communities,” AOAC INTERNATIONAL is committed to being a proactive, worldwide provider and facilitator in the development, use, and harmonization of validated analytical methods and laboratory quality assurance programs and services. AOAC also serves as the primary resource for timely knowledge exchange, networking, and high-quality laboratory information for its members and customers.

USDA National Agricultural Library - links to general information about dietary and nutritional supplements from both governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations. Includes resource lists, individual supplement information, and links to resources for assessing supplement use.

Natural Products Association - Promoting Natural Products for Healthy Lifestyles.

Consumer Information

Mayo Clinic - Herbal supplements: What to know before you buy. New government regulations should lead to safer herbal supplements, but they still can present a risk. Here's what you should know before you purchase dietary supplements.

Consumer Lab - Mission: To identify the best quality health and nutritional products through independent testing.

Consumer Healthcare Products Association - Founded in 1881, is a member-based association representing the leading manufacturers and distributors of nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and nutritional supplements. Many CHPA member products provide millions of Americans with safe, effective, and convenient therapies for the treatment and prevention of many common ailments and diseases.

Food Navigator - Prepare now for new additive and enzyme regulations. Companies should check now whether their additives, enzymes and flavourings comply with the EU’s new Food Improvement Agent Package, says Xavier Lavigne, food law manager with nutrition policy consultancy EAS.