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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

Posted 25 June 2019 | By Daniel S. Marsman, DVM, PhD, Joseph T. Dever, PhD, Stefan Gafner, PhD, Cynthia Rider, PhD, Sibyl Swift, PhD, James C. Griffiths, PhD  | © This article discusses steps to improve the safety…

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March 2020 Press Release

FDA-NIEHS-HESI Led Botanical Safety Consortium Announces Call for Participants & 2020 Activities The Botanical Safety Consortium (BSC) was officially convened in November 2019, as the result of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…

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April 2020 NIEHS Environmental Factor Article

Botanical safety taken on by new consortium The Botanical Safety Consortium launches call for diverse groups to join. BY MARLA BROADFOOT Looking to address concerns about the safety of botanicals,…

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