NASC Newsletter Issue 2 (August 2008)

Welcome to Issue 2, August 2008, of the official NASC Newsletter,  News And Special Communiqués,

In this issue, you will find details on the following topics.


Message from the NASC President, Bill Bookout – Data is Power!

The NASC Adverse Event Reporting System and the Ingredient Research Database are two essential databases developed for the benefit of NASC members. Learn how the data they contain are a powerful and valuable resource.


Ingredient Research Database

The NASC website has some new features, both for the public and in our members-only section. The NEW Ingredient Research Database for members only now contains scientific references for some of the key ingredients found in animal health supplements. Find out how NASC members can contribute to building a reference library that will benefit all members.


Regulatory Update

The recently held 99th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Feed Control Officers (AAFCO) included a labeling workshop sponsored by the Pet Food Institute and AAFCO, and a presentation by Bill Bookout on dosage form products. Bill has the honor of having been selected by the Canadian Veterinary Drug Directorate to be a member of the Expert Advisory Committee for regulating Veterinary Natural Health Products.


Audit Highlights

Passing the NASC comprehensive quality audit allows a company to display the NASC Quality Seal on their products, advertisements, website and literature.   Learn about the key requirements of this program and the most recent NASC members to successfully pass their audits.


New NASC Member Company

Meet the newest member of NASC.


Winner of “Name the Newsletter” Contest

News And Special Communiqués, submitted by Sherry Faith from Farnam Companies, is our winning entry.

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NASC Newsletter – Issue 2, August 2008