Dietary Supplement Caucus

Established in 2006, the congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus (DSC) provides a forum for sharing information about dietary supplements. Currently the DSC is co-chaired by Sens. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Reps. John Curtis, R-Utah, Tony Cardenas, D-Calif. and Andy Harris, R-Md. With 36 members of Congress, the DSC serves as a bipartisan congressional group of legislators, who promote discussions among lawmakers about the benefits of dietary supplements; provide tips and insights for better health and wellness; and promote research about the health care savings these products provide. In a recent letter confirming the DSC to the Committee on House Administration, the DSC writes, “The caucus seeks to enhance Congressional attention to the role of supplements in health promotion, disease prevention and address the regulation of the supplement industry.” The DSC sponsors regularly scheduled luncheon briefings on Capitol Hill for members of Congress, their staffers, the media and the public.

View a list of members of the congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus as of January 2019.

UNPA visits the “Herbal Cowboy”, and the Case Mill Homestead
Aug 18, 2020
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You all know him as the Herbal Cowboy. I am new in town (to the herbs and natural products industry) so I approached


UNPA received the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA)
Jan 27, 2021

Since 2017, UNPA has broadly engaged Chinese peer associations, chambers of commerce, and other organizations to assess the opportunity to assist US companies


UNPA’s Israelsen on DSHEA 2.0 & CBD: ‘Unless there is unity, it just gets harder’
Apr 29, 2021
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Proposed modernizations to the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) and solutions to the CBD issue require “an outstanding effort by industry