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AHPA-AHP Workshop: Botanical, Macroscopic and Organoleptic Assessment of Herbal Ingredients for cGMP Compliance

AHPA-AHP Workshop: Botanical, Macroscopic and Organoleptic Assessment of Herbal Ingredients for cGMP Compliance

July 21-22 -- Bastyr University -- Kenmore, WA -- Limited to 24 Registrants

This hands-on, two-day workshop will provide a detailed orientation of botanical, macroscopic, and organoleptic identification methods, quality assessment techniques and terminology, and demonstrate how these techniques are used to evaluate crude plant parts in a scientifically valid manner.

IADSA update on international supplement regulations

IADSA update on international supplement regulations

February 2020 IADSA Newsflash

The European Food Safety Authority issued a report regarding potential exposure to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from high consumption of hemp-based foods, the European Commission is finalizing limits for pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food supplements, Italy has set maximum limits on THC in hemp-derived foods and ingredients, the French ban on titanium dioxide in food supplements took effect on January 1, 2020, the German Institute for Risk Assessment has issued a recommendation against the consumption of red yeast rice supplements, and more in this issue of the IADSA Newsflash.

Webinar: Navigating the Maze of Claims in the Dietary Supplements Market

March 25, 2020 -- 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time

Join our panel that includes an industry attorney and scientist, who will address legal standards, today’s regulatory environment, and the lawsuit risks and liabilities marketers face if claims are not adequately substantiated. The panel will also include an FTC representative, who will provide the agency’s perspective, updates on recent enforcement actions, and a discussion of the level of substantiation respondents in those actions possessed or did not possess.

February 2020 AHPA Report

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The February 2020 AHPA Report includes a look at the recent U.S.-China trade agreement, the impact of the Coronavirus on the industry, AHPA's comments to USDA on the domestic hemp product program and the final schedule of AHPA Events at Expo West 2020.

AHPA submits comments to USDA on domestic hemp production program

Significant room for improvement in the hemp production Interim Final Rule and the subsequent Final Rule

In comments submitted to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), AHPA requested numerous, significant revisions to the Interim Final Rule (IFR) that establishes a domestic hemp production program before a Final Rule is promulgated in 2021.
AHPA Member Reception at Expo West

AHPA Member Reception at Expo West

March 5, 2020, 6:00-8:00 PM -- Sheraton Park Hotel, Plaza D Ballroom

The member reception is a unique opportunity to network with colleagues and discuss the latest developments in the herbal industry.

AHPA-ABC-AHP HerbWalk at Expo West 2020

March 4, 2020, 1:00-5:00 PM -- Fullerton Arboretum

The AHPA-ABC-AHP 2020 HerbWalk at Expo West features a renowned faculty of herbalists who will lead participants through the grounds of the Fullerton Arboretum's 26-acre botanical garden. Herbalists will instruct attendees about the collection of plant species from around the globe and the culinary, medicinal and traditional uses.

“Phase One” agreement with China provides some relief to supplement importers

Reduced tariffs will affect imports filed after February 14

A partial trade agreement signed by the United States and China on January 15, 2020, will reduce U.S.-imposed tariffs on some imported Chinese goods used by U.S. dietary supplement and food companies, but it will leave tariffs on other commodities in place, at least for the short term.

Webinar: CA Prop 65 for Legal Cannabis Products

February 26, 2020 -- 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time

This AHPA webinar will review recent changes to CA Prop 65 and how other provisions of this state law apply to the legal cannabis industry, including marketers of hemp-derived CBD products who are in commerce in the state of California.

January 2020 AHPA Report

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The January 2020 AHPA Report includes class action claims reinstated on “adulterated” supplements, AHPA Events at Expo West 2020, McGuffin named Industry Leader by Nutritional Outlook, and the 2020 Hemp-CBD Supplement Congress.

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