Random notes trying to figure out the vitamin and supplement supply chain business... Note to my mom and anyone else who might be looking at or editing this: The red links we have no info on, the purple and blue links that don't look like URLs (ie: MannaTech) are internal to this site and contain more information as we find it.
FDA/USDA regs and definitions
- USFDA/CFSAN Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs)
- Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) / Quality System (QS) Regulation
Nutraceutical International owns a ton of brands.
Natrol is a contract manufacturer with its own brands
Douglas Labs is a contract manufacturer with its own brands
From http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-19929390.html GNC's DHA-0mega-3 is from Monsanto
From http://esignal.brand.edgar-online.com/EFX_dll/EDGARpro.dll?FetchFilingOrig1?SessionID=U97JWQPyM2GLQCB&ID=5083753 Forbes Medi Tech is a contract manufacturer of products containing Reducol for Designs For Health
Designs For Health also uses National Enzyme Company, from the Google summary of http://www.rockwellnutrition.com/Digestzymes-by-Designs-For-Health-DFH_p_0-876.html although I can't find that relationship on the actual page as I see it right now.
Now Foods claims to be a manufacturer, also uses Chromium Chelavite trademark from Albion Labs
Companies my mom has suggested looking at
* Innate Response home page at https://www.innateresponse.com/ * New Chapter home page at http://www.new-chapter.com/ , owns the Zyflamend trademark * Perque home page at http://www.perque.com/ * Progressive Labs home page at http://www.progressivelabs.com/ * Premier Research Labs and Quantum Nutrition Labs are related to Bob/Robert Marshall