Botanical Safety Consortium News

BSC Webinar: An In-Silico Method To Predict Cardiotoxicity In Botanical Substances

29 November 2022 The HESI Botanical Safety Consortium will host a webinar on Tuesday November 29 at 11 am ET from Dr. Jeremy Billson (InoCardia) entitled “An In-Silico Method To…

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BSC at the 33rd German Society for Environmental Mutation Research Meeting (GUM)

6 October 2022 The Botanical Safety Consortium is hosting a session at the 33rd German Society for Environmental Mutation Research Meeting (GUM). When: October 6th, 2022 4:15 – 5:45pm CET Session…

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BSC Annual Meeting

27 September 2022 Due to continued uncertainties with COVID-19, feedback from our stakeholders and the goals of the meeting, we have decided to make this year’s Botanical Safety Consortium’s Annual…

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Botanical Safety Consortium Stakeholder Council Webinar Series February 22, 2022 @ 11am EST

Chemical Safety of Phytomedicines – Perspectives for in vitro testing strategies? The Botanical Safety Consortium hosted an open webinar on Tuesday 22 February 11 am -12 pm ET. Webinar Title:…

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A public-private partnership to enhance the botanical safety toolkit

Botanical dietary supplement and herbal medicine use is increasing both in the United States and worldwide. Products made from botanicals can be variable in chemical composition, with many aspects affecting…

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

In April 2021, American Botanical Council (ABC) Chief Science Officer Stefan Gafner, PhD, and colleagues took part in a virtual lecture series on botanical ingredient safety at the University of…

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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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