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Pesticide Tolerance Regs for Herbs and Spices Incorporate AHPA Recommendations

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule on November 6 revising and expanding the pesticide tolerance crop grouping regulations...

Industry Begins to Discuss Impacts of the Election

As the dust settles after the election, industry members are discussing what the results mean. Boston, MA-based Ceres congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect...

AHPA Updates Online Botanical Safety Handbook

Silver Spring, MD—The American Herbal Products Association has released updates for the online Botanical Safety Handbook 2nd ed., according to a press release. The following...

When Times Seem Tough, Resilience Keeps You in the Game

Resilience is a word that’s been on my mind lately. By definition, it’s the capacity to recover quickly from difficulty, the ability to spring back...
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AHPA Announces Speakers for Sports Nutrition Congress

Silver Spring, MD—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has announced several speakers for its virtual Sports Nutrition Congress, taking place on October 21, according...
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Industry Groups Have Mixed Reactions to Legislation to Regulate CBD

(Updated September 9, 2020) Washington, D.C.—Bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA) is being both applauded and rejected...

Associations Request More Time to Comply with Nutrition Labeling Regulations

Washington, D.C.—The American Herbal Products Association has joined 16 other trade associations in a letter to FDA, requesting more time for small businesses to...
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Toxic Plant Floated as COVID Treatment; Industry Discourages Use

Washington, D.C.—President Trump and Mike Lindell, the creator of MyPillow, participated in a meeting regarding the use of oleandrin as a potential therapeutic for...

In Memoriam: Tony Hayes, Ridge Runner Trading Company

Tony Hayes, a producer and marketer of North American wildcrafted herbs, has passed. Ridge Runner Trading Company remembered Hayes in a Facebook post, sharing,...
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AHPA Requests Emergency Funding for USPS

Washington, D.C.—Michael McGuffin, President of the American Herbal Products Association, sent a letter to Congressional leaders in the U.S. House and Senate to request...