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Nonprofit Collaboration Addresses Adulteration of Botanical Dietary Ingredients
Date:11/2/2011

he "Addition of an impure, cheap, or unnecessary ingredient to cheat, cheapen, or falsify an ingredient or preparation." The Code also considers a product adulterated  "if any substance has been added thereto or mixed or packed therewith so as to increase its bulk or weight, or reduce its quality or strength, or make it appear better or of greater value than it is."  

According to AHP Executive Director and herbalist Roy Upton, "With GMPs in full force there are now a lot of companies realizing that the supply chain for ingredients that pass identity and quality good manufacturing practice requirements has shrunk dramatically. Ingredients that used to readily pass manufacturer specifications are now failing when proper identity and quality tests are applied."

Professor Ikhlas Khan, Ph.D., assistant director of the University of Mississippi's NCNPR and the director of the Center's botanical supplement authentication program, said, "We are pleased to partner with ABC and AHP in this effort to raise awareness about adulteration of botanicals and the methods/principles that can minimize this problem." Prof. Khan is an internationally recognized expert on laboratory analytical methods to identify botanical materials. His Center has a cooperative agreement with FDA to identify botanical materials and develop appropriate analytical methods.

The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program aims to help protect consumers and responsible members of the herb and dietary supplement industry, as well as other manufacturers, by producing a series of detailed white papers, which will serve as an authoritative source of information on botanical adulterants with references to published official and unofficial analytical methods for companies and/or third-party laboratories to utilize to help detect the presence (or absence) of known adulterants.

In the program's first published paper, "A Brief History of Adulteration of Herbs, Spice
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