Health Foods and Dietary Supplements Association is a national non-profit association founded in April 2002 . The objectives of association is to represent the interest of health foods, dietary supplements, nutraceuticals and healthcare industry in general comprising of manufacturers and suppliers of vitamins, minerals, botanical products, sports nutrition products and herbs, to support science based environment to ensure responsible marketing of health foods, dietary supplements and nutraceuticals, to promote and defend regulatory environment conducive to health foods, dietary supplements, nutraceuticals and healthcare industry in general as well as consumer protection, to prevent, eradicate malpractices, if any, in the health foods, dietary supplements and nutraceuticals industry and to establish a code of ethics, for observance by its members in the line with the prevailing regulations, to initiate timely actions that are likely to improve the regulatory climate, reputation and consumer confidence in health foods, dietary supplements, nutraceuticals and healthcare industry, etc. HADSA’s commitment includes compliance to applicable laws and regulations consistent with International guidelines and standards, but to seek to change or question those laws or regulations that are inconsistent with the best interest of the public. HADSA unites a diverse membership, from retailers to the largest natural product supplier. We champion consumer's freedom of choice in our marketplace. We strengthen and safeguard a free market economy. We build strong markets to fuel industry growth. We act together with uncompromising integrity, and we encourage all to reach ever higher standards of quality. HADSA is a member of IADSA (International Alliance of Dietary Supplements Associations). IADSA has developed into an alliance of more than 38 dietary supplement associations spread over 6 continents.