Report: Omega-3 Quality, Testing Methods & Techniques
Tests that can rule out any concerns about quality and purity exist for every form of omega-3s. As the media continues to distribute erroneous information that fuels consumer concern, companies that are vigilant and transparent about product testing will gain a distinct competitive advantage.
Elan recently authored a report on Omega-3 quality, testing methods and techniques available for download at SupplySideInsights.com.
(originally published on SupplySideInsights.com):
From concerns about adulteration and contaminants to potency, peer-reviewed testing is an important tool in the omega-3 industry’s arsenal. Thanks to the work of groups such as the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED), transparency in testing methodology and data provides a platform for excellence. These collaborative efforts position the omega-3 segment of the supplement marketplace for long-term sustainability and growth.
Takeaways for Your Business
- Quality testing and transparency are vital to combat erroneous negative media.
- The test method, sample volume and internal business model of the lab all influence testing price.
- Three popular peer-reviewed testing methodologies are the USP, GOED Analytical and AOAC Methods.
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