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.
Dr. Gottlieb's views on dietary supplements are consistent with industry views
AHPA congratulates Dr. Gottlieb on his confirmation and looks forward to supporting FDA efforts to enforce dietary supplement laws and regulations as intended by Congress.
In-person workshop will familiarize participants with various plant parts at the microscopic level to help you understand the characteristic cellular features of each plant part
June 6-8, 2017 -- Weber State University -- Ogden, UT
Webinar will teach you how to successfully traverse the NDI notification process and avoid common pitfalls that can result in FDA objections
Recorded May 9, 2017 - Member cost: $199. Nonmember cost: $399.
931 NDI notifications were submitted (or resubmitted) to FDA between 1995 and 2016
More than 20 years of NDI notification data from AHPA's New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) Database show that 931 NDI notifications were submitted (or resubmitted) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) between 1995 and 2016.
Current regulation needs to be updated to be consistent with the latest nutrition research
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) submitted comments yesterday encouraging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand the criteria for use of the term "healthy" beyond nutrient content claims to include claims for other foods, including herbs, spices and teas, that promote "healthy eating patterns" as recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
McGuffin is has served on the UpS board for nearly 20 years
AHPA President Michael McGuffin last week participated in the United Plant Savers (UpS) board of directors meeting to support the organization's goal of protecting native medicinal plants of the United States and Canada and their native habitat while ensuring an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants for generations to come.
AHPA recommends more funding for organic agricultural research
AHPA submitted comments yesterday to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) in response to a January 2017 notice of proposed rulemaking that would establish an industry-funded promotion, research, and information program for certified organic products.
Coumarin is a natural constituent of some food plants
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) submitted comments this week in response to the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment's (OEHHA's) request for relevant information on the carcinogenic hazards of the chemical coumarin (CAS No. 91-64-5).
Dietary supplements are regulated by an extensive framework of laws and regulations implemented and enforced by FDA and other federal agencies
AHPA sent this letter to the editor to The Daily Beast to correct an article ("Tom Price's Other Failure: Snake Oil Supplements," April 9, 2017) which inaccurately states that the FDA has been "prohibited from regulating dietary supplements," and falsely describes the industry as "unregulated."