USP Verified

What the Letters "USP" Mean on the Label of Your Medicine

What "USP" Means on Your Medicine Label

Learn what the letters “USP” mean on medicine labels, the origin behind them, and how they are related to U.S. laws that aim to protect medicine and dietary supplement quality. 

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USP Verified and Good Housekeeping Seals–A Shared History

Dr. Harvey Wiley's Legacy and the USP Verified and Good Housekeeping Seals

The USP Verified Mark and the Good Housekeeping Seal help consumers find quality products in the marketplace. But did you know these two seals enjoy a shared history? Each is the legacy of the work of pioneering consumer activist and “Father of the Pure Food and Drug Act”—Harvey W. Wiley, M.D.

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Public Standards Promote and Protect Public Health

Public Standards for Public Health

The actions by the New York attorney general’s office and now a coalition of attorneys general from other states has brought renewed attention to a familiar discussion, how to ensure the quality of herbal products and dietary supplements in the U.S.

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