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NSF Banned Athletic Substances Program Gains International Momentum

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The partnership between the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and third-party testing firm NSF International has drawn the attention of several European countries, according to NSF's Kathy Jordan

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Manufacturer Century Foods International became the first firm to receive certification under NSF International's recently announced GMP for Sport program, according to NSF. The GMP program "supports" NSF's Athletic Banned Substances Certification Program but also is an independent registration, the firm states. Forsyth, Missouri-based National Enzyme also received GMP for Sport certification, according to the NSF website. Additionally, the addition of Infinty2's InfiAid to the Athletic Banned Substances Program Certification list also was finalized ("1The Tan Sheet" July 24, 2006, p.5)...

NSF/CCES partnership

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) recognizes the NSF Certified for Sport mark on products "as a key indication that sport nutrition products have undergone stringent review" through NSF International's Athletic Banned Substances Certification Program, the organizations announce July 10. The program was also "applauded" by Canada's Minister for Sport, the Honorable Michael Chong. "While the CCES does not promote the use of supplements, we do recognize that athletes use them. Therefore, we need to assist our athletes in choosing the most trustworthy supplement products," CCES Director of Ethics & Anti-Doping Services and General Counsel Joseph de Pencier said. Major League Baseball recognized the program in March (1"The Tan Sheet" March 13, 2006, p. 11)...

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