GNC Targets ‘Consumer Trust’ In N.Y. Agreement, But Industry Has Same Goal With Criticism
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
As GNC explains why it accepted an agreement with N.Y. to resolve accusations about adulterated herbal supplements, industry stakeholders at Ingredient Marketplace discuss strategies on refuting those allegations and informing consumers about the quality control that is a hallmark for much of the industry.
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