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Curcumin herbal supplement capsules and turmeric powder in glass bowl. Anti-inflammatory herbal medicine (Curcuma)

NOW Tests Curcumin Prods on Amazon, Identifies “Egregious Problems”

Bloomingdale, IL—NOW Foods has tested curcumin/turmeric extract products sold on Amazon, and has identified issues with potency, heavy metals, mislabeling, and adulteration, according to...
Fruit pomegranate tea in a teapot and cup. Turkish tea. Oriental tea ceremony concept.

BAPP Releases Bulletin on Pomegranate Adulteration

Austin, TX—The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) has released a Botanical Adulterants Prevention Bulletin (BAPB) on pomegranate juice and extracts, according to a...

BAPP Publishes Laboratory Guidance Document on Olive Oil

Austin, TX—The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) has published a new Laboratory Guidance Document (LGD) on olive oil, according to a press release. Olive...
Variety of spices and herbs on kitchen table.

BAPP Celebrates 10 Years

Austin, TX—The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterant Prevention Program (BAPP) has completed 10 years of research and educational activities in the international herb and medicinal plant...

Sabinsa Alerts FTC, FDA to Adulterated Vitamin C Products

East Windsor, NJ—Sabinsa announced that the company has provided documentation to government agencies regarding adulterated vitamin C additives in a continuing effort to remove...
Cranberry Extract

Fruit d’Or Celebrates Tools for Validating Cranberry

Villeroy, Québec, Canada—Fruit d’Or is celebrating the tools that enable the industry to leverage the new whole fruit cranberry health claim and avoid adulterated...

INS Farms Supports Elderberry Fingerprint Testing

Purdy, MO—Demand for elderberry ingredients surged as the COVID-19 pandemic set in and remains high today, making adulteration a concern. In its continued efforts...

BAPP Publishes Adulterants Bulletin on Milk Thistle

Austin, TX—A new Botanical Adulterants Prevention Bulletin (BAPB), on milk thistle fruit, is now available from the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP), according...

CRN Responds to “Sweeping Conclusions” About Adulteration in Cognitive Health Supplements

Washington, D.C.—A new study published in Neurology concluded that “over-the-counter cognitive enhancement supplements may contain multiple unapproved drugs,” drawing industry rebuttal. The study was conducted...

NPA to FDA: Take Action Against Economic Adulteration

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) announced that it has submitted comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding “Food Standards; General Principles and...