NSA LLC, Collierville, TN, has received certification from NSF International for its Juice Plus+ Orchard and Garden Blend and Juice Plus+ Vineyard Blend nutritional products. To achieve this certification, Juice Plus+ products met the requirements of NSF International’s dietary supplements and functional foods certification program. These requirements are part of NSF/ANSI Standard 173, the only accredited American National Standard for dietary supplements and functional foods. They include product testing for contaminants and heavy metals, label and formulation review and manufacturing facility audits.
Separately, select batches of the Juice Plus+ products have been additionally tested and certified by NSF International’s Athletic Banned Substances Certification Program (Certified for Sport), which screens for more than 140 banned substances, including stimulants, narcotics, steroids and diuretics.
Published February 12, 2010