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Education Committee

Chairperson: Beth Lambert (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Staff Contact: Natasha Weaver

Committee Purpose:

  • Internally: To identify, prioritize, and meet education needs through research, seminars, publications and other media vehicles.
  • Externally: to identify, prioritize and meet appropriate consumer education needs within the scope of promoting herbal products and the herbal products industry.

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

 

Committee Meeting Minutes and News

Meeting Minutes

March 10, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Education Committee

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Committee-Related News

Free webinar: CDC testing strategy for testing strategies for COVID-19 in high-density, critical infrastructure workplaces

Submit your questions by July 9 to be answered on July 16

AHPA members are invited to attend this Food and Beverage Industry Alliance (FBIA) webinar featuring officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) discussing recent guidance on testing strategies for COVID-19 in high-density critical infrastructure workplaces after a COVID-19 case is identified. Submit your questions by July 9.

July 2020 AHPA Report

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The July  2020 AHPA Report includes AHPA goes virtual, postal service funding request, sustainability webinar on July 22, updated CA Prop 65 guidance, revised CITES primer, FTC proposed rule for 'Made in the USA,' and more.

Sustainability Self-Assessment Tools & Standards

July 22, 2020 -- 1-3 PM Eastern Time

Webinar presenters will address different approaches to sustainability self-assessment, discuss various sustainability standards, and how to create realistic science based targets, and present examples that will help companies of all sizes plan and execute meaningful self-assessments.

Case Studies - Substantiating Claims for Herbal Immune Support Products

Webinar recorded June 17, 2020

Webinar presenters explain ways to ensure your marketing claims for herbal immune support products are substantiated, truthful and not misleading. Industry experts review several methods they’ve used to ensure their dietary supplement product claims are well substantiated, including: randomized, controlled clinical trials on a well-known elderberry product; in vitro testing to support the legitimacy of the product; and the relevance of use and training in substantiating the effectiveness of traditional Chinese herbal formulations.

AHPA goes virtual for the remainder of 2020

All in-person events to be held online in 2020

Dear AHPA members and friends in the herbal community,

I am reaching out today to let you know that all AHPA activities normally held as in-person meetings will instead be produced as virtual events, webinars or teleconferences for the balance of 2020.

June 2020 AHPA Report

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The June 2020 AHPA Report includes snapshots of global COVID-19 responses that impact the international supplement industry, FDA & FTC COVID-19 warning letters target social media and intravenous therapies, RFP for slippery elm  sustainable wild harvest study, updated Hemp-CBD Status Report, and more.

May 2020 AHPA Report & 2019 Annual Report

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The May 2020 AHPA Report includes the 2019 AHPA Annual Report, the 2020 AHPA Awards, AOAC Official Method of Analysis for cannabinoids in hemp, free cGMP webinars, AHPA advocacy in Oregon, supply chain issues, and more.

Free webinar: Supplement cGMP Basics for Hemp-CBD Companies

Recorded Dec. 10, 2019 -- Duration: 2 hours

This webinar provides an overview of dietary supplement current good manufacturing (cGMP) requirements for hemp-CBD products. Legal and industry experts provide strategies and resources to comply and document compliance with  federal manufacturing requirements designed to ensure supplement product quality and safety.

Free webinar: Preparing for FDA cGMP Facility Inspections

Recorded December 17, 2019

This webinar is designed to help businesses in the dietary supplement industry understand the elements of current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations (21 CFR 111) that have been the primary focus of FDA inspections. This knowledge will assist businesses in better allocating and directing their compliance resources.

AHPA Sports Nutrition Congress

September 2, 2020 -- Online

AHPA is presenting its inaugural Sports Nutrition Congress September 2, 2020 online. AHPA's Sports Nutrition Congress will showcase industry experts discussing key sports nutrition industry issues to provide the most up-to-date information, resources and practical tools and guidelines to help ensure the long-term success of your business. You will not want to miss this unique event from the comfort of your home or office.

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2020 Annual Fund Sponsors

   

AHPA appreciates the support of its sponsors, but does not endorse, recommend, or provide a warranty for any sponsor company, its products or services. AHPA has no responsibility for any transaction entered into with any of these companies.