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2011 - 2017 Tonnage Survey of Select North American Wild-Harvested Plants

March 2021: AHPA Members log-in to download this free document

In the current report, AHPA developed, conducted, and tabulated the results of two individual surveys designed to quantify the annual harvest of 41 botanical commodities for harvests conducted from 2011 through 2013, and 45 botanical commodities for harvests conducted from 2014 through 2017.

AHPA Welcomes New Board Trustees and Officers

March 22, 2021

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) completed the election for vacancies on its Board of Trustees at the association’s Annual Member Meeting on March 9, 2021.

2021 AHPA awards recognize excellence in the herbal products industry

2021 AHPA awards recognize excellence in the herbal products industry

Dr. Rob Wildman, SafetyCall International, Herbalife Nutrition, Naturade, Indena S.p.A., and Tony Hayes (posthumously), awarded for outstanding contributions

Established in 2006, the annual AHPA Awards acknowledge individuals and organizations that help further AHPA's goal of promoting the responsible commerce of herbs and herbal products.

2021 AHPA Award Winners

  • AHPA Herbal Hero Award: Dr. Rob Wildman, Demeter Consulting
  • AHPA Herbal Industry Leadership Award: Herbalife Nutrition
  • AHPA Herbal Insight Award: Safety Call
  • AHPA Diversity & Inclusion Award: Naturade
  • AHPA Herbal Centennial Award: Indena
  • AHPA Herbal Pioneer Award: Tony Hayes

AHPA submits comments to FDA proposed rule on traceability for “certain foods”

March 1, 2021: Association requests appropriate scope for “herbs” listing, consideration of a supplemental proposed rule

In comments submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday, AHPA has requested significant revisions and clarifications to a proposed rule that would establish new, additional traceability recordkeeping requirements for categories of foods on a newly published “Food Traceability List.” (FTL)

AHPA Seeks Manager/Senior Manager of Communications & Marketing

February 25, 2021: We want you to help our communications efforts grow and for you to grow with us.

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is looking for an enthusiastic self-starter with a combination of public relations/publicity and (some) marketing skills who will thrive by expanding the association’s proactive communications activities.

AHPA continues engagement with NIH's National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

February 12, 2021: NCCIH Advisory Council welcomes public comments on Strategic Plan (2021-2025)

The National Institute of Health (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) (https://www.nccih.nih.gov/about) is welcoming public feedback for their fifth draft Strategic Plan covering 2021 to 2025 (https://www.nccih.nih.gov/nccih-strategic-plan-2021-2025#). The plan identifies research efforts and priorities through this period. AHPA staff remained engaged through the development of the new Plan and regularly attend meetings of the NCCIH Advisory Council's public sessions.

AHPA Spring 2021 Meeting and Event Schedule

March 2 - 12 via teleconference and webinar

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Board of Trustees Candidates

February 8, 2021: Video Statements

Bipartisan Legislation to Regulate Hemp-Derived CBD Re-introduced in Congress

February 5, 2021: Bill directs FDA to use its authority and resources to set a clear regulatory framework for hemp and hemp derived CBD

On February 4, 2021 Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA) re-introduced bipartisan legislation that would protect public health by providing legal clarity in the cannabidiol (CBD) product marketplace. Re-introduced in the 117th Congress as HR 841, the Hemp and Hemp-derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2021 directs the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use its authority and resources to set a clear regulatory framework for hemp and hemp-derived CBD and assure consumer protection.

February 2021 AHPA Report

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The February 2021 AHPA Report includes: AHPA expands COVID Web Center; AHPA Annual Member Meeting; AHPA is hiring: Manager of Communications & Marketing; The US regulatory and legislative landscape in 2021 and beyond; and more!

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