HerbDay celebrates role of medicinal plants in human health

HerbDay celebrates role of medicinal plants in human health

By Hank Schultz

The annual HerbDay national celebration, whose 8th edition is set for this Saturday, May 4, was begun as a way to rember the important role herbs play in health and have played in human history, says one of the event’s founders.

Dr Stephen DeFelice

Carnitine researcher recognized with award

Supplement industry pioneer Dr Stephen L. DeFelice has been honored with the 2013 Marconi Science award by UNICO, the largest Italian-American service organization at a recent meeting of the organization in Las Vegas.

Jane Wilson, AHPA's new director of program development.

AHPA expands staff with program development position

By Hank Schultz

To go with an expanding membership, the American Herbal Products Association has expanded its staff with the addition of Jane Wilson in the newly created role of director of program development.

Alkemists Labs' Elan Sudberg shares the AHPA Herbal Hero Award with his father, Sidney

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2013 AHPA Awards recipients named

The American Herbal Products Association has named its 2013 AHPA Awards recipients, with Alkemist Labs’ Sidney Sudberg and Élan Sudberg, and Josef Brinckmann from Traditional Medicinals among the winners.

Dr John Hathcock spent nearly a decade at the US Food and Drug Administration as a senior scientist before joining CRN

CRN senior scientist John Hathcock to retire

By Elaine Watson

The Council for Responsible Nutrition’s (CRN’s) senior VP, scientific & international affairs, Dr John Hathcock, will retire from the trade association on July 5.

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