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Whitepaper on DNA barcode testing reveals how misapplication of science led to baseless results

The Capabilities and Limitations of DNA Barcode Testing

A comprehensive analysis of DNA barcode testing on botanical dietary supplements has called conclusions reached by the New York Attorney General’s (NY AG) office in an investigation of four major retailers of botanical supplements, a “…misuse of the technologies” that led to a “…misinterpretation of test results.”
Author: AHPA Staff

FDA agrees to new deadlines for FSMA rules

The federal district court in Oakland had ruled that all seven proposed rules must be issued by Nov. 30, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agreed to incrementally issue final rules for the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) between Aug. 30, 2015 and May 31, 2016 to settle a lawsuit brought by the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and the Center for Environmental Health.

Citizens for Health Urges Consumers to Visit AHPA's KeepSupplementsClean.org Website

Leading consumer health organization supports FDA's efforts to remove from the market tainted products labeled as dietary supplements

SILVER SPRING, Md. (November 2, 2012) -- Citizens for Health (CFH), a leading consumer advocacy group, is urging its 100,000 members to visit the American Herbal Products Association's (AHPA) KeepSupplementsClean.org website as an educational resource for consumers to educate them and help them avoid consuming tainted products being sold as dietary supplements.

AHPA Calls for Withdrawal of "Hugely Flawed" NDI Notification Guidance in Comments to FDA

AHPA requests FDA to issue new guidance

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), in comments filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), called for the agency to withdraw what it called the "hugely flawed" "Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues."

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