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Tea and Infusion Products Committee

Chairperson: Wilson Lau (nuherbs, Inc.)
Staff Contact: Michael McGuffin

Committee Purpose: To promote and protect responsible commerce of tea products. Also to develop ideas to address emerging challenges to teas, maintain attention to regulatory and state or federal legislative activities related to teas or the ingredients used within, to create "best practices" for manufacturers/marketers, and develop appropriate standards for the manufacture, labeling, and marketing of tea products.

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

 

Committee Meeting Minutes and News

September 27, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Tea & Infusion Products Committee

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AHPA updates CA Prop 65 guidance for herbal products

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

AHPA encourages EPA to reform pesticide regulations

Vast majority of herbal crops are specialty or minor crops so they are seldom the subject of attempts by pesticide chemical producers to establish a pesticide tolerance

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) submitted comments yesterday encouraging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reform current regulations to maintain protections for consumers and the environment and reduce burdens on food companies that use specialty or minor crops such as herbs and spices in their products.

March 11, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Tea & Infusion Products Committee

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August 2016 Meeting Minutes

Tea and Infusion Products Committee meeting minutes

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March 2016 Meeting Minutes

Tea and Infusion Products Committee meeting minutes

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