PERQUE Wins Gold

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PERQUE Integrative Health wins gold!!

Ok, so we didn’t win an Olympic gold medal but we did win Gold Partner status with the Emerson Quality Program℠ (EQP), the Olympics of nutritional supplement quality!

Emerson Ecologics is one of the largest, most well-respected, and well-regarded nutritional supplement distributors the world over.  In an effort to promote nutritional excellence in the supplement industry, Emerson Ecologics created this extraordinary, one-of-a-kind quality assurance program.

The mission of the EQP is “to identify and verify manufacturers with a solid commitment to quality manufacturing practices.” This information is displayed to practitioners so that they can make the strongest nutritional recommendations to their patients.

The EQP awards three levels of partnership including EQP Partner, EQP Silver Partner, and the most prized level, EQP Gold Partner.

What does it mean to be awarded EQP Gold Partner status?

In short it means that PERQUE Integrative Health (PIH) met Emerson Ecologics’ rigorous quality standards including the following:

Compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

Acceptable third party, Emerson Ecologics or agency audit

A raw material supplier qualification program

Raw material testing for identity and purity as evidenced on Certificate of Analysis (CoA) or by third party laboratories

Use of the most appropriate testing methodologies

Use of potency testing

A validated risk-based approach to testing adulterants and contaminants

Tests every batch for identity, potency (label claim), microbiological and other applicable contaminants

A stability program in place

Demonstrates evidence of research and product development, clinical trial support and sustainable environmental practices

“EQP Partners undergo a rigorous documentation audit verification process. To be awarded EQP Gold Partner status is indicative that the manufacturer’s quality and safety standards go above and beyond. We are glad PERQUE has joined the Emerson Quality Program and are happy to recognize their quality standards as meeting our Gold criteria.” – Lise Alschuler, N.D., F.A.B.N.O., Emerson Ecologics Vice President, Quality and Education.

For the last 25+ years PIH has been abiding by these extraordinary standards. And while we are extremely proud to be awarded such a distinguished honor, PIH has and always will go above and beyond, not for personal accolade, but because we believe in a healthier, happier world.

As a dedicated and loyal PIH customer, partner, and friend, we know you are committed to the same.  We thank you for choosing PERQUE – we thank you for choosing quality.

Let’s continue to Rethink Health, together!

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Justin Welton
Author: Justin Welton