Supplement Content Test Method Validation At Issue In Gummy Vites Dispute
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
A public dispute between vitamin maker Northwest Natural Products and online testing firm ConsumerLab.com over test results highlights issues of test method validation and standard levels for contaminants in the dietary supplement industry
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