Consumer Reports’ recent exploration into American dietary supplement popularity and limited regulatory oversight reveals dangers to avoid and tips to guide your supplement choices. Among the publication’s recommendations is to look for the USP Verified mark. Learn more.
Food fraud tends to go largely unnoticed because fraudulent production methods are designed specifically to go undetected, and usually the adulterants aren’t harmful. The key word is “usually,” because food fraud can lead (and has) to public health crises. Learn more.
In the past three decades, an increasingly globalized medical marketplace has helped improve patient access to new medicines. Sadly, it has also provided an opportunity for more substandard, adulterated, and counterfeit medical products. This article explains the evolving role of the ICH in helping to tackle this problem through harmonization, and how USP is linked to the effort.