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AHPA’s 40th anniversary celebrations continue with our showcase of the sixteenth of many beloved herbs at the heart of our robust industry and vibrant community.
In comments submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 19, AHPA expressed support for the agency’s proposal to offer a period of enforcement discretion for the late submission of new dietary ingredient notifications (NDINs) and requested revisions to the draft guidance, “Policy Regarding Certain New Dietary Ingredients and Dietary Supplements Subject to the Requirement for Pre-market Notification.”
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has endorsed the Food Safety Administration Act of 2022 (S. 4520; H.R. 8358) as introduced by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) on July 13. This legislation would separate food from drugs, medical devices, and other products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), rename FDA as the Federal Drug Administration, and establish the Food Safety Administration as a new federal agency responsible for ensuring the safety of food on the U.S. market.
AHPA’s 40th anniversary celebrations continue with our showcase of the fifteenth of many beloved herbs at the heart of our robust industry and vibrant community.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has released updates to nine botanicals via the online Botanical Safety Handbook 2nd ed. A new entry for Verbena hastata (blue vervain) has been created.
The American Herbal Products Association Foundation for Education and Research on Botanicals (AHPA-ERB Foundation) is pleased to have provided funds in support of American ginseng programming at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival that concluded on July 4 in Washington, D.C.
Together with the National Retail Federation (NRF), the Natural Products Association (NPA), and nearly 100 organizations across industries vitally dependent on cargo effectively moving through key West Coast ports, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has co-signed a letter to President Biden urging the administration to work with the parties to reach a new agreement without any disruption to port operations.
The July 2022 AHPA Report includes: Upcoming AHPA webinars & workshops, 40 Herbs We Love, AHPA encourages outreach to Congressional representatives on MPL; and more!