Long-time supplement supporter Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) delivered an emotional farewell address to the Senate today after serving 30 years as a Senator and 10 years as a Representative.
Lawmakers discussed the safety, labeling and regulation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food during a hearing held today by the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Health.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) urged National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins to increase the budget of the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) for fiscal year (FY) 2015 to at least the same level of the prior fiscal year.
Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ), the co-chair of the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus, narrowly beat out Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) to replace vocal supplement industry critic Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) as the ranking Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
AHPA joins coalition to submit comments on proposed California Prop 65 reform
In its most recent effort to improve California Proposition 65 (Prop 65), the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) joined a coalition of nearly 140 organizations and companies to submit comments in response to the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment's (OEHHA's) proposal to reform this law.
Presented November 13, 2014
Dietary supplement contract manufacturers and their “own-label distributor” customers must navigate a host of issues in order to establish effective business partnerships that ensure quality and compliance with federal laws and regulations
The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplements Associations (IADSA), an association focused on the globalization of food supplement markets and regulatory challenges, is providing AHPA members with the latest international supplement regulation news through theIADSA Newsflash, a monthly e-newsletter.
An overview of the November 4 U.S. Congressional elections and the potential impact on the herbal products and dietary supplements industry
Even the most casual observers of American politics are aware that Republican candidates fared extremely well in this past Tuesday's national elections. Republicans won control of United States Senate, expanded their majority in House of Representatives, and also picked up additional governships.
Industry urged to report import interruptions
AHPA launched the Import Records Center to collect information on regulatory interruptions encountered when shipping herbs and other goods into the U.S.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) responded to a research letter, "Presence of Banned Drugs in Dietary Supplements Following FDA Recalls," published October 21 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), to correct the letter for falsely identifying illegal, adulterated drugs as dietary supplements.