Press release: Canopy Animal Health
Canopy Animal Health – a world-leading diversified cannabis and cannabinoid-based consumer product company, Canopy Growth Corporation has been granted the right to display the Quality Seal from the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) for their CBD products for dogs, which are expected to be launched in the coming weeks.
The NASC is a non-profit group dedicated to protecting and enhancing the health of companion animals throughout the United States. To earn the NASC approval, Canopy Animal Health passed rigorous standards in proving the quality and safety of its products.
“Canopy Animal Health has conducted a great deal of critical research over the last four years in the development of science-based CBD products that improve the lives of pets,” said Robert Menardi, DVM, Director of Veterinary Educational and Technical Services at Canopy Animal Health. “The NASC Quality Seal affirms our dedication to providing safe and high-quality CBD products for companion animals.”
The NASC created the Quality Seal Program to help standardize and elevate the animal health industry. To retain permission to display the seal on its products, Canopy Animal Health must pass an independent facility audit every two years, and demonstrate continued compliance to strict standards and regulations, including:
● Stringent labeling guidelines, such as specific warnings and caution statements for particular ingredients recommended by the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine;
● Random product testing by an independent lab to ensure ingredients meet label claims;
● Documented quality control and production procedures ensuring a consistent and quality product;
● Ingredients reviewed by the NASC Scientific Advisory Committee
● Real-time product monitoring and mandatory adverse event reporting.
“Congratulations to Canopy Animal Health for completing the NASC Quality Audit. We’re proud of our partnership with Canopy Animal Health and their dedication to quality, as demonstrated during our audit process,” said Bill Bookout, President, National Animal Supplement Council. “Canopy Animal Health has established themselves a leader in the pet CBD space through their commitment to providing quality scientific research, and we applaud their focus and work in the animal health industry. ”
Canopy Animal Health is leading the industry in pet CBD research, with more than 32 studies exploring the safety of cannabinoids in animal health. The Canopy Animal Health leadership team also includes multiple veterinarians and boasts unparalleled animal industry expertise, including playing key roles in the development of the most recognizable animal health brands. The company will soon market CBD animal health products leveraging their rigorous research and development efforts, state-of-the-art manufacturing and extensive product testing for purity and safety.