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Nestled between the test plots of soybeans, corn and tobacco there's a new research crop growing in Western Kentucky. One-half acre of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) was planted there in May and is now, as it towers up to 7-8 feet in height, starting to set seed from which economically valuable and versatile oil is derived.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) submitted comments last week that urge the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to significantly modify its proposed rule implementing the "Focused Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration" requirements established by the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
American Herbal Product Association (AHPA) President Michael McGuffin discussed today how marketers of new dietary ingredients (NDIs) can successfully meet NDI notification requirements at the American Conference Institute's (ACI's) second annual Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements and Nutritionals held in New York.