Remember the Ford marketing campaign that helped turn around their company as more and more people were graviting toward Japanese automobiles, Quality Is Job 1?
Quality is an aspect of value found in almost every industry, especially nutrition. And fortunatley, pharmacists and practitioners like us can give our clients the highest in quality through practitioner grade supplements.
It is estimated that 40 to 50% of the final retail cost of a nutritional supplement is due to the extensive testing that is done to ensure quality.
So you have to wonder...how does salmonella make it into a vitamin, go un-noticed, and make it to the retail shelves?
My gues...they are not testing to ensure that quality is Job 1.
This is what happened with what is referred to as the #1 supplement line recommended by pharmacists, Nature Made.
Dietary supplement maker Pharmavite is recalling several of its vitamin products, including some of its adult gummies, due to a possible contamination issue.