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ABC’s Stefan Gafner and Colleagues Give Lecture on Botanical Ingredient Safety Evaluation for Pharmacy Students in Malawi

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Botanical researchers aim to fill gap in safety testing

Of the approximately 28,000 plants that have medicinal properties, only a few have been assessed for safety. Scientists discussed an ambitious effort to fill that gap at the first public meeting of…

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Botanical Safety Taken on by New Consortium (NIH Record)

Looking to address concerns about the safety of botanicals, NIEHS joined forces with FDA and the nonprofit Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI) to form the Botanical Safety Consortium, through…

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Botanical safety taken on by new consortium

Looking to address concerns about the safety of botanicals, NIEHS joined forces with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the nonprofit Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI) to form the…

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FDA: Botanical Safety Consortium Formally Convened

Silver Spring, MD-The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in a constituent update that the Botanical Safety Consortium (BSC) has formally been convened. Calling it a “milestone,” FDA said the BSC is…

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FDA convenes the Botanical Safety Consortium

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that the Botanical Safety Consortium (BSC) has formally been convened. This milestone is the result of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…

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FDA unveils Retail Program Standards and Botanical Safety Consortium

The FDA has issued the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards, which outlines an effective retail food regulatory programme, as well as the convening of the Botanical Safety Consortium,…

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Botanical Safety Consortium Formally Convenes

Following the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the FDA, the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI), the Botanical…

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FDA Announces Convening of the Botanical Safety Consortium

Constituent Update November 14, 2019 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that the Botanical Safety Consortium (BSC) has formally been convened. This milestone is the result of…

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The Development of a 21st Century Framework for Assessing the Safety of Botanical Dietary Supplements

This article discusses steps to improve the safety of botanicals in dietary supplements. The authors discuss several US legislative initiatives and efforts by several nongovernmental organizations, such as the Council…

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