American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) > About Us > Committees > Chinese Herbal Products Committee

Chinese Herbal Products Committee

Chair: Bill Egloff (Crane Herb Company)
Staff Contact: Michael McGuffin

Committee Purpose: To promote responsible commerce of those herbs and herbal products that are included in and/or based on traditional use of Chinese herbs.

AHPA Members, if you would like to join this committee, please email the staff contact.

 

Committee Meeting Minutes and News

New U.S. tariffs proposed on Chinese imports of many herb and supplement ingredients

Proposal would increase tariffs on flax, hemp seed, ginseng, mushrooms, fish oils, minerals, and more

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is proposing an additional 10 percent ad valorem duty on numerous Chinese imports with an annual trade value of approximately $200 billion. The list of products of China identified by USTR as subject to this new proposed tariff includes many herbal and plant-derived substances as well as a number of other ingredients found in dietary supplements.

AHPA meetings and events at Natural Products Expo West

AHPA Annual Member meeting, reception, awards, committee meetings and more!

March 5-8, 2018 -- Anaheim Convention Center, California

March 10, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

AHPA Members log in to download the meeting minutes.

March 10, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Small Business Committee

AHPA Members log in to download the meeting minutes.

February 20, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

AHPA Members log in to download the meeting minutes.

November 2, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

AHPA Members log in to download the meeting minutes.

AHPA updates CA Prop 65 guidance for herbal products

Guidance covers heavy metals, naturally occurring substances and two processed botanicals

Updated Proposition 65 guidance informs the herbal products industry about legal liabilities related to naturally occurring substances in some natural products sold in the state of California

AHPA encourages EPA to reform pesticide regulations

Vast majority of herbal crops are specialty or minor crops so they are seldom the subject of attempts by pesticide chemical producers to establish a pesticide tolerance

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) submitted comments yesterday encouraging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reform current regulations to maintain protections for consumers and the environment and reduce burdens on food companies that use specialty or minor crops such as herbs and spices in their products.

AHPA issues Good Herbal Compounding and Dispensing Practices white paper

Best practices for compounding and dispensing herbal formulations

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has issued a white paper to guide qualified practitioners who compound herbal formulations for clients based on one-on-one consultations.

March 11, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Chinese Herbal Products Committee

AHPA Members log in to download the meeting minutes.
RSS
12

2018 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.