The National Animal Supplement Council is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the health of companion animals and horses throughout the United States. Founded in 2001, NASC is an all-industry association of stakeholders concerned with the issues surrounding the supply of health supplements for animals which are not intended for human consumption, such as dogs, cats and horses. NASC members include manufacturers of the finest animal health supplements who are committed to the highest standards of quality and safety in the industry today as well as raw material suppliers, distributors, veterinarians, retailers, pet professionals, and animal friends.
Our Mission is very simple: To promote the health and well-being of non-human food chain animals that are given animal health supplements by establishing federal and state regulations which are Fair, Reasonable, Responsible and nationally Consistent.
The cornerstone of the NASC members' pledge is compliance with the NASC Quality System Requirements. This program provides a framework of Good Manufacturing Practices for quality assurance and product safety, and a commitment to ongoing research and development that stands alone in the industry.
NASC members who actually supply products may use the NASC Seal of Quality on their product labels, websites, product literature and advertising, provided they meet specific criteria ensuring they are in compliance with our strict policies and standards. The seal is a way for consumers to know that when they buy a product, they buy from a reputable manufacturer. Buying from NASC members is the best way consumers can support efforts to improve the quality of animal health supplements and preserve the life and availability of these products in the US and international markets.
On behalf of our members and our mission, we thank you for supporting our collective efforts. After all, at the end of the day, the animals themselves benefit most.