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Wednesday, November 25, 2015



  Herbal Cleanliness

October 21, 2004

Raw material quality can make or break an herbal product. How you achieve raw material cleanliness can make or break your company. AHPA presents the expertise you need to establish processes to care for and control raw materials from the field to order fulfillment. Drawing upon the practical legal and manufacturing expertise of AHPA staff and member companies, this educational course outlines current standards, and identifies inspection and testing options for

  • microbial cleanliness,
  • heavy metal levels,
  • pesticides,
  • organic ingredients.

Materials include a critical-point process flowchart to help identify risk issues and intervention points. 

Take advantage of the expertise of these speakers:

  • Angie Brackhahn and Kevin Ernst,both of Trout Lake Farm
  • Josef Brinckmann andKatie Huggins, both of Traditional Medicinals
  • Steven Dentali and Michael McGuffin, both of AHPA
  • Loren Israelsen, of the United Natural Products Association
  • Nancy Linde, of The Toxicology Group of NSF International
  • Trenton Norris, Esq, of Bingham McCutchen, and Anthony Young, Esq, of Kleinfeld, Kaplan and Becker

Materials in this packet include:

  • A critical-point process flowchart to help identify risk issues and intervention points
  • Tables of Recommended Maximum Microbial Limits, both those presented at the event (2004) and an updated version (2006)
  • A detailed document, Background on California Proposition 65: Issues Related to Heavy Metals and Herbal Products, produced by AHPA and updated for this educational event
  • Course Outline, Speaker Bios
  • Transcripts from the two duplicate sessions, and answers to questions posed by attendees
  • Audio file

Member Price: $220.00

Non-Member Price: $520.00


AHPA's 2015 sponsors:

AHPA greatly appreciates the support of its sponsors, but acknowledgement of these companies is not an endorsement, recommendation, or warranty by AHPA of any company or its products or services, and AHPA has no responsibility for any transaction entered into with any of these companies.