Sup­ple­ment Cer­ti­fi­ca­tions Guide

You’ll find a va­ri­ety of bona fide cer­ti­fi­ca­tions on sup­ple­ment la­bels— here are four of the more com­mon ones you’re likely to en­counter.

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USDA OR­GANIC What It Means:

The prod­ucts’ in­gre­di­ents have been pro­duced ac­cord­ing to rules set by the USDA Or­ganic Pro­gram, as well as cer­ti­fied by a third- party or­ga­ni­za­tion ap­proved by the USDA. Or­ganic in­gre­di­ents can­not con­tain ge­net­i­cally mod­i­fied or­gan­isms ( GMOs).

usda. gov/ top­ics/ or­ganic NON- GMO PROJECT VER­I­FIED What It Means:

In­gre­di­ents are free of GMOs and have been tested and au­then­ti­cated by the Non- GMO Project Prod­uct Ver­i­fi­ca­tion Pro­gram, a non­profit, third­party or­ga­ni­za­tion for food and prod­ucts.

nong­mo­pro­ject. org GLUTEN- FREE CER­TI­FI­CA­TION OR­GA­NI­ZA­TION ( GFCO)

What It Means:

Prod­ucts un­dergo a strin­gent process, cer­ti­fy­ing that they con­tain no more than 10 parts per mil­lion ( ppm) of gluten. This cer­ti­fi­ca­tion comes from The Gluten In­tol­er­ance Group ( GIG), a non­profit ded­i­cated to con­sumer sup­port, ad­vo­cacy, and ed­u­ca­tion.

gluten. org CER­TI­FIED B COR­PO­RA­TION What It Means:

Man­u­fac­tur­ers must meet rig­or­ous stan­dards of so­cial and en­vi­ron­men­tal per­for­mance, ac­count­abil­ity, and trans­parency, de­ter­mined by the non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion B Lab. This is a pres­ti­gious cer­ti­fi­ca­tion that is not eas­ily at­tained.

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