The April 2022 AHPA Report includes: 40ᵗʰ Anniversary Guest Feature: "The Value of AHPA" by John Scott, DOM of Golden Flower Chinese Herbs, 2022 AHPA Awards, AHPA welcomes new Board Trustees and Officers; and more!
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its FY23 budget request and summary documents, outlining many matters of significant interest to the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) and its members.
The Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (Gesellschaft für Arzneipflanzenforschung e.V. [“GA”]) recently issued a call for support of refugees impacted by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has joined the American Herbal Pharmacopeia (AHP) in endorsing this request with a modest financial contribution.
AHPA has published Chinese versions of educational resources that finished product marketers and botanical ingredient companies can provide to their supply chains to help educate farm managers and workers about best practices for avoidance of pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA) contamination.
Photos and videos from the AHPA Annual Member Meeting on March 9, 2022, at Expo West in Anaheim, CA are now available online. Thank you again to everyone who joined us in-person and virtually for a successful event!
In honor of AHPA’s 40th anniversary in 2022, we will be showcasing 40 of our favorite herbs throughout the year with support from members who love these herbs, too!
At the board meeting on March 8, 2022, the AHPA Board of Trustees chartered the AHPA Psychedelic Plants and Fungi Committee. The purpose of this new committee will be to address issues related to the safe use and responsible commerce of lawfully marketed products derived from psychedelic plants and fungi. Elan Sudberg, CEO of Alkemist Labs, was appointed as the committee’s first chair.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) extends many thanks and gratitude to members and guests who joined us in-person and virtually for a safe and successful week at Natural Products Expo West.
AHPA is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the annual AHPA Awards, recognizing individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the continued success of the herbal products industry and wider herbal community. The awards were presented today, March 9, 2022, at the AHPA Annual Member Meeting at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA.
As part of its self-proclaimed intent to modernize dietary supplement regulation, FDA has called for Congress to require mandatory product listing (MPL) of all dietary supplements in the U.S. marketplace.
2022 Annual Fund Sponsors
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