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AHPA attends Cosmetic Ingredient Review meeting finalizing Scutellaria derived cosmetic ingredient safety reports

Meeting also included discussions on coconut, red algae, and CoQ-10 derived products

American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Chief Information Analyst Merle Zimmermann, Ph.D., attended the 155th Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel Meeting for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety held virtually from Washington, D.C., September 14-15. The meeting included discussions of three CIR safety reports being developed on herbal cosmetic ingredients derived from Scutellaria species, coconut, and red algae. A report on ubiquinone (CoQ-10) and derivatives was also discussed at the meeting.

The Vitamin Shoppe Joins The AHPA Sports Nutrition Congress All-Star Lineup!

Join us October 21 - Get in the game!

Former NFL Linebacker Turned Adaptive Sport Supporter David Vobora to Keynote AHPA Sports Nutrition Congress

Now through October 5, use Code EBSNC20 for 20% off general registration fee

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) announces David Vobora, founder, Adaptive Training Foundation (ATF), will serve up inspiration with a side of never-give-up as he tells his story to attendees at the AHPA Sports Nutrition Congress taking place virtually on October 21.

AHPA Virtual Sports Nutrition Congress to identify opportunities and challenges for growing industry

Sports nutrition industry veterans will collaborate to help ensure long-term success

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), is excited to present the virtual Sports Nutrition Congress on Oct. 21 to deliver critical information that will help companies capitalize on opportunities, address challenges and help ensure the long-term success of the perpetually growing sport and fitness food and supplement industry.

Fall 2020 Committee Meetings and Botanical Congress schedule

Oct. 27-Nov. 13 via teleconference and webinar

Join AHPA for Fall Committee Meetings and the 9th Annual Botanical Congress from the comfort from your home or office.

AHPA President Michael McGuffin named to Nutritional Outlook Editorial Advisory Board

AHPA President excited to collaborate with Nutritional Outlook and help deliver trusted and timely coverage to their readers

Nutritional Outlook announced that AHPA President Michael McGuffin is one of 10 new members of the publication's editorial advisory board.

IADSA update on international supplement regulations

IADSA update on international supplement regulations

September 2020 IADSA Newsflash

In this issue of the IADSA Newsflash:  France alerts consumers about food supplements with claims of curing or preventing COVID-19; Israel notifies WTO about revised limits for polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in food supplements; Brazil's new resolution mandating a label when food supplements have a new formulation; Ecuador issues rules for cannabis (hemp seed) supplements; and Peru has established a basic regulation governing health claims applicable to supplement products.

Supplement and Hemp Industry Associations Applaud Bipartisan Legislation to Regulate Hemp-Derived CBD

Bill directs FDA to use its authority and resources to set a clear regulatory framework for hemp and hemp derived CBD

the four leading dietary supplement industry associations applaud Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA), for introducing bipartisan legislation that would protect public health by providing legal clarity in the cannabidiol (CBD) product marketplace. The Hemp and Hemp derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2020 directs the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use its authority and resources to set a clear regulatory framework for hemp and hemp derived CBD and assure consumer protection.
AHPA Hemp-CBD Supplement Virtual Congress

AHPA Hemp-CBD Supplement Virtual Congress

On-demand -- Recorded Aug. 27

AHPA's second, annual Hemp-CBD Supplement Congress was presented on August 27, 2020 and provides companies with an understanding of federal and state legal and regulatory obligations and current issues and opportunities in the hemp-CBD market. This event delivers the latest information to you on-demand.

September 2020 AHPA Report

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The September 2020 AHPA Report includes: Inaugural Sports Nutrition Congress; Hemp-CBD Supplement Congress now on-demand; 9th Annual Botanical Congress; AHPA seeks more time for small firms to comply with new labeling rules; Statement on oleandrin; Senator hoping for sensible guidance on CBD; Hemp-CBD market growth; and more.

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