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

s, and Botanical Drugs," noted botanical expert Steven Foster provides a history of accidental and intentional adulteration of botanical ingredients spanning the past 2 millennia. The article appears in ABC's journal HerbalGram (issue number 92), being published in early November. Foster is a well-known author, photographer, and consultant on herbs and is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of ABC. The article was extensively peer reviewed by five experts on the history of pharmacy, plus additional reviewers knowledgeable about herbs.

In addition to the series of white papers, The Adulterants Program will include contributions and consultations from some of the leading independent third-party laboratories with experience in quality control and botanical identification issues. The editorial committee, which will advise on all technical publications, includes expert scientists from various universities, government agencies, and third-party analytical laboratories with extensive knowledge of herbal quality control. The Program is also being supported by several leading trade associations in the dietary supplement industry: the Council for Responsible Nutrition, the Natural Products Association, and the United Natural Products Alliance.

"The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program will provide industry quality control laboratories and independent third-party labs the numerous tools and resources they need on how to identify many of the adulterants that are being documented in various herbal and plant-derived dietary ingredients," said Blumenthal.

An important aspect of The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program is keeping the information current and allowing interested parties to easily access program-related documents. To accomplish this, the Program plans to make certain materials available to the public online. Updates will be featured on the organizations' websites.

Companies, organizations, foundations,
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Botanical Council
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related biology technology :

1. Amgen Staff Volunteer Efforts Result in $5,000 For Each of Their Favorite Nonprofits
2. Amgen Foundation Recognizes Outstanding Staff Volunteers and Contributes $55,000 to Their Favorite Local Nonprofits
3. Nonprofit Puts the Power to Cure Neurological Disease in the Hands of the Masses: Texting Technology Brings Awareness & Supports Research
4. Elsevier and EarthChem Announce Linking Collaboration
5. Immune Design Corp. and Sanofi-Aventis Announce Research Collaboration
6. Silence Therapeutics Signs Collaboration With Mirna Therapeutics to Evaluate Delivery of Novel microRNA Therapeutics
7. VisionGate Closes $2 Million Financing and Announces Collaboration to Evaluate Its 3D Cell Imaging Platform for Early Lung Cancer Detection
8. deCODE Genetics, in Collaboration with Academic Colleagues and Illumina, Discovers Two Rare Variants that Affect the Risk of Gout and Serum Uric Acid Levels
9. ALS Therapy Development Institute and Aestus Therapeutics, Inc., Expand Collaboration on Development of Novel ALS Therapies
10. PTC Therapeutics and Genzyme Announce Restructuring of Collaboration
11. Biocept and Clarient Announce Collaboration on First Test for Circulating Tumor Cells and HER2 Status in Breast Cancer Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/25/2015)... Join us for a webinar at 12 ... Times using the Transcreener® ADP Assay , Register ... increasingly being incorporated into lead development efforts because longer ... increased therapeutic window and reduced side effects. Though ... such surface plasmon resonance, conjugation of drugs can affect ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... MINNEAPOLIS, MN , April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... chosen by Bayer MaterialScience as the supplier of ... of innovative, bio-based polyurethanes for textile applications that ... Bayer MaterialScience has launched IMPRANIL ® eco, ... renewable content that reaches as high as 65%.  ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24, 2015 Seoul Semiconductor ... for various applications in the lighting market. ... installations of this technology in emerging markets such ... a wide range of applications such as streetlight ... decorative lighting. , First launched in 2005 the ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... BioTE Medical President and Founder Gary ... Happier - Avoiding Over-Medication through Natural Hormone Balance" (ISBN: ... Conference at JW Marriott / Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes ... Live Happier, is a welcomed response to many men ... a higher quality of life thanks to bio-identical hormone ...
Breaking Biology Technology:BellBrook Labs Webinar: Analyzing Kinase Inhibitor Residence Times using the Transcreener® ADP Assay 2Bayer MaterialScience Names BioAmber As Its Supplier For New Product Line - Bio-succinic acid forms backbone of innovative new bio-based polyurethanes for textiles 2Bayer MaterialScience Names BioAmber As Its Supplier For New Product Line - Bio-succinic acid forms backbone of innovative new bio-based polyurethanes for textiles 3Bayer MaterialScience Names BioAmber As Its Supplier For New Product Line - Bio-succinic acid forms backbone of innovative new bio-based polyurethanes for textiles 4Acrich Technology from Seoul Semiconductor Adopted in Installations Worldwide 2Release and Book Signing of BioTE Medical President Gary Donovitz M.D. 'Age Healthier Live Happier' at Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) Conference 2Release and Book Signing of BioTE Medical President Gary Donovitz M.D. 'Age Healthier Live Happier' at Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) Conference 3
... DIEGO, Feb. 6 SGX Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,(Nasdaq: SGXP ) announced ... The conference information is as follows:, -- 10th Annual ... at 1:15 PM Eastern Standard Time at the Waldorf=Astoria, ... Conference: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 11:30 ...
... 5 BioSpecifics,Technologies Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: BSTC) announced ... owed to it by its former CEO, Edwin H.,Wegman, ... Edwin H. Wegman,repaid the loan amount plus accrued interest ... of BioSpecifics, common stock to certain private,investors. The Estate ...
... Facility Services(R), LLC and,its family of companies ... the largest independent clinical technology maintenance and,management ... acquisition,is part of an aggressive growth strategy ... and accelerate the expansion of its,geographic footprint., ...
Cached Biology Technology:Linc Facility Services Acquires Morse Medical 2
(Date:4/13/2015)... 13, 2015 According to ... Biometrics Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020", the global biometrics ... around 14% till 2020. The biometrics market is ... implementation and review of biometric management systems. The ... products with greater efficiency, are resulting in increasing ...
(Date:4/10/2015)... , April 10, 2015 ... addition of the "Security Competitive Profiles - NEC" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) , NEC will continue to supply ... to the market, with a company focus on the ... anticipated. Winning opportunities in the ...
(Date:4/8/2015)... April 8, 2015  Infinisource, a leading provider ... and Morpho, a leading supplier of biometric identification ... the market,s most advanced biometrically-enabled time clock, the ... time clock is setting a bold, new standard ... for the small and mid-size employer. When connected ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Biometrics Market to Cross US$ 21 Billion by 2020: TechSci Research 2NEC Security Competitive Profile 2015 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 3
... WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Bacteria are able to build camouflaged ... by manipulating a natural cellular process. , ... a pair of proteins from the bacteria Legionella pneumophila , ... divert raw materials within the cell for use in building and ...
... from LIFE the Faculty of Life Sciences at the ... different growth pattern than non-breastfed children. Breastfeeding lowers the levels ... which means that growth is slightly slower. This is believed ... life. The PhD project is part of SKOT, ...
... camera trap video footage from the forests of Thailand ... country are paying off, according to the Wildlife Conservation ... several locations across Thailand,s Western Forest Complex over the ... the lives of tigers, Asian elephants, gaurs, sun bears, ...
Cached Biology News:Purdue scientists reveal how bacteria build homes inside healthy cells 2Purdue scientists reveal how bacteria build homes inside healthy cells 3Breastfeeding promotes healthy growth 2Candid video clips from Thailand show anti-poaching efforts saving wildlife 2
... real-time observations of cell cultures under precise, ... different strain parameters in addition to a ... strain chamber used by the ST-195 is ... ST-195 can be used with Nikon, Olympus, ...
Immunogen GST fusion protein corresponding to full-length rat JNK3/ SAPK1b. Quality Assurance Routinely evaluated by immunoblot. Stability 2 years at -20°C from date of shipment GenBank A...
... used in conjunction with the EasyCount System to ... The ViaSure Staining Reagent uses a mixture of ... Ethidium Bromide to identify live and dead cells, ... Slide 6 Multi-well Slide provides the ability ...
... Kit provides a powerful yet simple technology ... acids. The kit provides the heterobifunctional linkers ... quantifying conjugation efficiencies. It enables conjugation of ... other tags with a variety of proteins. ...
Biology Products: