The National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) honored companies for exceptional efforts in their commitment to quality, education and improving the standards of the animal health supplement industry at its third annual awards ceremony, held in St. Pete Beach, Fla., in May.
NASC honored 12 audited member companies with a Visibility Award for efforts above and beyond in promoting the goals of NASC and the NASC Quality Seal in all aspects of their business. The recipients include: FoodScience Corporation, Grand Meadows Nutritional Products Inc., Gulf Coast Nutritionals Inc. (Ark Naturals Products for Pets), Herbs for Life Inc., In Clover Inc., Kemin Industries, PureLife 4PETS, The Saskatoon Colostrum Company Ltd., Silver Lining Herbs, SOURCE Inc., Uckele Health and Nutrition Inc., and Van Beek Natural Science.
NASC President, Karen Howard (left), presenting a Visibility Award to The Saskatoon Colostrum Company Ltd.
Ben Jones, associate director for the Office of the Texas State Chemist, was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award. His role as the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) liaison to NASC has helped the organization meet compliance standards since its inception.
"Ben Jones has been a tremendous guide for our organization and he's one of the key reasons why our relationship with AAFCO is so effective," said Karen Howard, president of NASC.
Eurofins Scientific, Inc., received the MVP Vendor Award in recognition of its leadership and commitment to unparalleled testing and support services to the animal health supplement industry.