CVS Standards: Another Step In Supplement Industry Transparency Evolution
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
CVS Pharmacy is developing standards, including third-party tests, for vitamins and supplements sold in its stores. Targeted for implementation by 2019, the standards are part of a health care-focused effort in which the firm will expand its lineup of vitamins and supplements.
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