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.
Presented June 15-16, 2015 at Portland State University, Oregon
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) and the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) held a two day workshop, "Botanical, macroscopic and organoleptic assessment of herbal ingredients for cGMP compliance", June 15 and 16 at Portland State University in Oregon.
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)
AHPA criticizes one of the mechanisms OEHHA uses to add substances to the Prop 65 list
AHPA submitted comments in response to OEHHA's Notice of Intent to List goldenseal root powder and Aloe vera, whole leaf extract, as known to the state to cause cancer under Proposition 65
Does Naturally Occurring Pulegone Represent 'Exposure' Under CA Prop 65?
AHPA has updated guidance to help members understand and comply with California Proposition 65 requirements when selling products that contain pulegone, a ketonic monoterpene that is a naturally present constituent in various plant species, including mints.
Presented: May 20, 2015
This webinar provides an overview of several significant developments related to California's Proposition 65. Companies that sell products in California should understand these recent changes and be prepared for additional changes that are in development.
24 March, 2015 | in AHPA News
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Board of Trustees acted at its meeting earlier this month to adopt a position to oppose labeling of foods that contain GMO ingredients as "natural" or with any similar term and to oppose inclusion of a federal preemption provision in any GMO legislation that may be offered in the U.S. Congress, whether for mandatory or voluntary labeling.
Recent reports associate serious injury and death with use of pure caffeine purchased by consumers in bulk packaging.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Board of Trustees on March 4 established a trade requirement that prohibits sale by AHPA members of pure caffeine in bulk form at retail (to consumers).
27 February, 2015 | in AHPA Updates
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2015 AHPA Awards for individuals and companies making substantive, positive contributions to the herbal products industry. The 2015 AHPA Awards will be presented during AHPA's annual Member Meeting and Breakfast on March 5 at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif.