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AHPA supports NIST in DNA testing program

AHPA supports NIST in DNA testing program

By Hank Schultz

A new government program being facilitated by the American Herbal Products Association will assess the reliability of current DNA techniques for botanical identification.

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AHPA's botanical GMPs document ready for field testing

By Hank Schultz

The American Herbal Products Association has issued a version of its ‘botanical GMPs’ document.  Several member companies have stepped forward to field test the recommendations, AHPA president Michael McGuffin said.

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Special edition: botanicals

GNC/AHPA raw materials program nears final review

By Hank Schultz

The botanical ingredients raw material GMP program started by GNC and managed by the American Herbal Products Association will be ready for final review in October, said an AHPA official.

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Special Edition: Botanicals

Turmeric leads the charge as herbal sales continue to bloom

By Stephen Daniells

With 118% growth in the mass channel and 32% growth in the natural channel, turmeric/curcumin was the stand-out ingredient in 2015, with overall sales for the ingredient exceeding $50 million in mass & natural channels.

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