The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) is an international trade association representing many leading natural products, dietary supplement, functional food, scientific and technology and related service companies that share a commitment to provide consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit and reliability. Founded in Utah in 1991, UNPA was instrumental in the passage of the 1994 Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) and continues to take a leadership position in legislative and regulatory issues and industry best practices.

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Contacting UNPA

If you are a member of the media and are interested in information about the dietary supplement industry, including about national, state and/or international legislative or regulatory issues or industry best practices, or to request an interview with UNPA President Loren Israelsen or other UNPA staff, please contact Clint Calder.

UNPA can also direct you to contacts at specific UNPA member companies, who can discuss various aspects of the dietary supplement industry.

To better assist you, please provide the nature of your request, any appropriate supporting documentation, your deadline and your complete contact information. We will strive to respond to your request in a timely manner.

UNPA Media List

If you would like to be added to UNPA’s media list, please provide your first and last names and title, publication name and email address via an email to Thanks!

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