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 Annual Member meeting, reception, awards, committee meetings and more!
March 7-10, 2018 -- Anaheim Convention Center, California
McGuffin highlights significant issues with FDA's current approach
AHPA President Michael McGuffin stressed that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must make some significant changes to previous positions on new dietary ingredients (NDIs) in order to successfully create an authoritative list of old dietary ingredients (ODIs) in a statement delivered yesterday at a public meeting held by FDA to discuss the development of a list of pre-DSHEA dietary ingredients.
IADSA September 2017 Newsflash
This issue of the IADSA Newsflash
includes an overview of Thailand expanding its list of botanicals allowed to be used in supplements, China's plan to take enforcement action against fraudulent and illegal health claims and New Zealand and Australia legalizing hemp seeds as a food.
AHPA will continue to offer constructive feedback on these publicly available dietary supplement product label databases
AHPA issued the following statement regarding a recently-adopted position to encourage members that market dietary supplement products under their own brands to submit labels for inclusion in at least one of the two now extant and publicly available dietary supplement label databases.
Free resources help industry ensure quality of botanicals at every step of the supply chain
AHPA has developed a set of free assessment tools to help the herbal products industry evaluate and document policies and procedures that ensure high quality herbs and herbal ingredients throughout the supply chain. The assessment tools are designed to be used with AHPA's recently released Good Agricultural and Collection Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices for Botanical Materials (GACP-GMP).
Leading supplement trade associations applaud Rep. Love’s new DSC position
Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, has taken on a new leadership role as a co-chair of the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus (DSC). Love replaces Rep. Jason Chaffetz, formerly a DSC co-chair, who retired from the House of Representatives this summer.
AHPA's participation helps inform the committee
AHPA President Michael McGuffin participated as an observer for the private sector at the 23rd Meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Plants Committee held in Geneva, Switzerland last week.
An overview of the clear and reasonable warning regulation, including recent changes and amendments
Recorded July 25, 2017 -- Member cost: $199. Nonmember cost: $399.