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Chinese Herbal Products Committee

Chair: Bill Egloff (Crane Herb Company)
Staff Contact: Michael McGuffin

Committee Purpose: To promote responsible commerce of those herbs and herbal products that are included in and/or based on traditional use of Chinese herbs.

AHPA Members, if you would like to join this committee, please email the staff contact.

 

Committee Meeting Minutes and News

Meeting Minutes

October 25, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

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August 14, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

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March 10, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

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February 20, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

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November 2, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

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March 11, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

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October 27, 2016 Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes of the AHPA Chinese Herbal Products Committe

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March 12, 2016 Meeting Minutes

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Committee-Related News

U.S. increases and proposes expansion of tariffs on Chinese imports

China announces additional tariffs on any plant mainly used as a spice

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced on May 9 that it increased tariffs on approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese imports initially identified in September 2018 from 10 percent to 25 percent.

AHPA Events at SupplySide West

Mandalay Bay Convention Center -- Las Vegas

Join AHPA for committee meetings, member reception and the Botanical Congress
AHPA Member Reception at ExpoWest

AHPA Member Reception at ExpoWest

Our way of thanking members for all their invaluable contributions

AHPA Members and their friends attended the 2019 AHPA Member Reception at Natural Products Expo West. This event is AHPA's way of thanking members for all they do to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products.

October 25, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

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Guidance on California Proposition 65 for herbal products

Updated August 2018, this guidance covers heavy metals, naturally occurring substances and two processed botanicals

Updated Proposition 65 guidance informs the herbal products industry about legal liabilities related to naturally occurring substances in some natural products sold in the state of California

August 14, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

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AHPA working to update and expand Herbs of Commerce

AHPA will solicit member feedback on proposed updates

AHPA has been working with an expert advisory committee to review, revise and broaden AHPA's Herbs of Commerce, the standard for common and scientific plant names used for herbal products.

New U.S. tariffs proposed on Chinese imports of many herb and supplement ingredients

Proposal would increase tariffs on flax, hemp seed, ginseng, mushrooms, fish oils, minerals, and more

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is proposing an additional 10 percent ad valorem duty on numerous Chinese imports with an annual trade value of approximately $200 billion. The list of products of China identified by USTR as subject to this new proposed tariff includes many herbal and plant-derived substances as well as a number of other ingredients found in dietary supplements.

March 10, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

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February 20, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

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2019 Annual Fund Sponsors

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