American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) > News > Latest News

November 2021 AHPA Report

AHPA Members, Log in to access the AHPA Report

The November 2021 AHPA Report includes: AHPA Webinar: AERs and Product Recalls, AHPA updates Proposition 65 hemp industry guidance following passage of California AB 45, AHPA expresses support for lawful marketing of NAC ; and more!

AHPA expresses support for WADA scientific review of cannabis in sports

October 2021: WADA scientific review to be undertaken in 2022

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) provided a letter of support to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) following the September 14, 2021 announcement of WADA’s Executive Committee recommendation that a scientific review of cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.) will be undertaken by the agency in 2022.

AHPA expresses support for lawful marketing of NAC

October 2021: Comments provide numerous examples of pre-DSHEA marketing

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) on October 8, 2021, joined the Natural Products Association (NPA) and the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) in calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to clarify that N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is a lawful dietary ingredient.

AHPA updates Proposition 65 hemp industry guidance following passage of California AB 45

October 2021: New law recognizes hemp derived products as foods, dietary supplements, and cosmetics

AHPA has published an update to its Guidance on California Proposition 65 and Hemp Products to recognize the impact of the passage of California AB 45 Industrial hemp products, which was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsome on October 6, 2021.

Lawsuit aimed at self-affirmed GRAS dismissed by Federal Court

October 2021: AHPA Update

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York last week entered summary judgment in favor of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in a suit filed in 2017 that sought to overturn FDA’s allowance for the GRAS self-affirmation process commonly used to document the safety of new food ingredients.

Opposition to mandatory product listing outweighs support in AHPA member survey

October 2021: AHPA Update

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has called on the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that would require mandatory product listing (MPL) for all dietary supplements in the United States.

October 2021 AHPA Report

AHPA Members, Log in to access the AHPA Report

The October 2021 AHPA Report includes: AHPA Immune Supplements Congress Preview; AHPA Webinar: From DNA Barcoding to COVID-19: State Attorneys General and Supplement Enforcement; AHPA 2021 Fall Committee & Event Schedule; and more!

AHPA Releases New Brochures Highlighting Sustainability and Good Harvesting Practices

September 2021: Good Stewardship Harvesting Practices

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), the national trade association and voice of the herbal industry, today issued two new brochures covering sustainable harvest and good stewardship best practices for oshá (Ligusticum porteri) and Serenoa repens).

AHPA releases four updated entries to the online Botanical Safety Handbook 2nd Ed.

September 2021: Individual AHPA Member Annual Subscriptions Available for $95.00

AHPA has released updates to four botanicals via the online Botanical Safety Handbook 2nd ed. AHPA members can obtain a hard copy or an annual individual subscription to the online Botanical Safety Handbook for $95.00, with multi-user rates available for companies needing expanded access. Information about hard copy purchases and subscriptions can be found on the AHPA website.

AHPA ERB Foundation seeks matching funds for research on goldenseal

September 2021: Research focuses on goldenseal harvest impact

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Foundation for Education and Research on Botanicals (AHPA ERB Foundation) has committed to funding a five-year harvest impact study on goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) led by principal investigator Katie Commender, Agroforestry Program Director, Appalachian Sustainable Development.

RSS
First 3456789101112 Last

2022 Annual Fund Sponsors

AHPA appreciates the support of its sponsors, but does not endorse, recommend, or provide a warranty for any sponsor company, its products or services. AHPA has no responsibility for any transaction entered into with any of these companies.