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.
Free, online conference tomorrow from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
Ms. Pearce highlighted the critical role of consumer education and responsible supplement usage
The 30th Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus luncheon briefing, held last week on June 21, featured celebrated U.S. soccer player Christie Pearce (formerly Rampone), who said dietary supplements saved her and her family’s lives. Speaking before an audience of 115 Congressional staffers and guests, Ms. Pearce shared personal stories and discussed the role dietary supplements have played in supporting peak athletic performance throughout her career, as well as the unique nutritional needs of her fellow players and family.