When placed into context, study demonstrates relative safety of supplements
Article published in New England Journal of Medicine
overstates emergency room (ER) visits associated with dietary supplements. Study also shows supplements are relatively safe compared to other product categories.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week released two final Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations with sweeping new requirements for manufacturers of human food and animal feed.
American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Special Regulatory Counsel Tami Wahl provided an overview of federal regulatory compliance issues pertaining to essential oils during the Alliance of International Aromatherapists' (AIA) 2015 International Aromatherapy Conference and Wellness Expo last week in Denver.
CDC data show that Americans don't get sufficient essential nutrients from food alone
Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 2015 -- Data from the Centers on Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that tens of millions of Americans aren't getting enough essential nutrients to ensure their bodies function optimally, a stark contrast to headlines and soundbites that assert Americans get the nutrients they need from food alone.
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The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) will present a two-hour educational webinar titled "FDA Inspections & Emerging cGMP Compliance Issues for Dietary Supplements--Recent 483s," on Thursday, October 1, 2015, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. EDT.
AHPA expresses concern that USP's proposal confuses unlawful misbranded drugs with legal dietary supplements
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) submitted comments yesterday on Food and Drug Administration (FDA) draft guidance issued on May 7 for mandatory food recall provisions in the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA).
The American Herbal Products Association's (AHPA's) successful advocacy efforts in Louisiana will ensure consumers have access to common herbal supplements that support health and well being. Legislation advocated by AHPA, passed by the Louisiana legislature on June 9 and signed into state law on July 1, allows certain herbs that had been banned by the state to again be sold in dietary supplement products.
AHPA on Monday submitted comments on the FDA's proposed rule for the registration of food facilities, which amends and updates current registration regulations as part of the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)