2016 AHPA Awards
AHPA presented its 2016 awards to Steven Dentali, Ph.D; Aveda, The Art and Science of Pure Flower and Plant Essences; Dr. Paula Brown; Robert (Bob) Ullman (posthumous); and Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA retired) for their substantive and positive contributions to the herbal products industry.
Term 'dietary supplement' by itself may be considered the statement of identity
AHPA encourages members to advocate their lawmakers to support the bill
AHPA joined the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition, the Natural Products Association, and the United Natural Products Alliance to express support for the recently introduced Health Care Savings Act (S. 2499
and H.R. 4469
) and urge quick passage of the bill.
Association offers recommendations to improve Prop 65 warnings
AHPA works to maintain appropriate tariff classifications for botanical extracts
Regulated supplement industry has long history of advocating for strong enforcement of current law.
Joint campaign will develop working relationships with state attorneys general (AG) and educate state AGs about the herbal supplement industry.
AHPA reiterates encouragement for voluntary submission of labels to federal database
The Wall Street Journal reports about a study in 2015 that found a hot drink containing echinacea to be as good as prescription Tamiflu for treating influenza, and a large 2012 study that found the remedy cut down on the number of days suffered with colds.
Strategies for lowering sodium consumption include using herbs and spices