Critical GMP Questions to Ask Before Manufacturing Dietary Supplements
Whether it's in the news or everyday conversation, it's not uncommon to hear someone say, "The dietary supplement industry? No way is that regulated enough," yet these comments and claims couldn’t be further from the truth!
As anyone who's worked in the industry can tell you, the nutraceutical industry is regulated by hundreds (if not thousands) of federal and local laws, regulations, and best practices. Within that ever-growing and changing body of regulations, GMPs (sometimes written or referred to as cGMPs) serve as a key regulatory backbone for the industry. Regulations are GMPs. Understanding what GMPs exactly are can prove confusing for industry newcomers and brand owners who may be starting a supplement company for the first time.
Becoming familiar with the current dietary supplement GMPs is a must! In an effort to help, we’ve answered the five most common questions we've seen new or first-time supplement brand owners ask about GMPs.
There’s a reason why people say “you never have a second chance to make a first impression.” The same goes for a customer’s first impressions about your product quality. Making sure that you have your products made in a cGMP contract manufacturing facility is a simple way to make sure that your products stand out among the rest.