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.

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Foreign policy and the US political landscape: Where does the natural products industry fit in?
Nov 21, 2022
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Dietary supplement use among Americans is an all-time high, with the US being the leading worldwide importer of vitamin products last year. With


MEDIA RELEASE | Dr. Raj Chopra receives UNPA 2022 Lifetime Service and Achievement Award
Nov 2, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah — The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) is pleased to announce that it has selected Dr. Raj Chopra as


Member Memo | 9.29.2022 | Mandatory Product Listing (MPL) Legislation Update
Sep 29, 2022
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UNPA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE   FROM: Patricia Knight and Peter Reinecke, UNPA Senior Political Advisors DATE:  September 15, 2022 RE:     Mandatory Product Listing (MPL)