Botanical Safety Consortium News

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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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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