Health and nutrition brands should trust, but must verify their contract labs to ensure finished products are safe, legal and effective, according to Daniel Sliva, chief science officer and founder, DSTest Lab. In a conversation with Heather Granato, vice president, content, global health and nutrition network, Informa, Sliva gives tips on selecting and vetting a third-party contract lab. They cover:
- The top concerns brands should keep in mind when choosing a contract lab
- How brands can ensure their third-party lab is using appropriate scientific methods
- The role contract manufacturers play in product efficacy
Sliva is speaking at the SupplySide West Workshop “Selecting and Testing Your Contract Laboratory” on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 9 a.m. to noon. This session is underwritten by Alcami, Analytical Resource Labs, Eurofins, Micro Quality Labs and MIDI Labs. Visit supplysideshow.com for more information and to get registered.