By Michael McGuffin, president, American Herbal Products Association
The herbal industry continued to evolve in 2017 to meet the steadily increasing demand for high quality botanical ingredients in an array of consumer goods from teas and health supplements to personal care products and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Three members of Congress have sent a letter to the US Food and Drug Administration requesting specifics on how enforcement funds are allocated. The three lawmakers are among those the Council for Responsible Nutrition has worked closely with on regulatory...
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The Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) is in the final stages of completing a comprehensive set of consensus-based standards for dietary supplements, OTC pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and medical devices.