07 May 2014
Second meeting on UK herbal regulation concentrates on options for herbal products
02 February 2012
ANH-Intl addresses consumer confusion over herbal medicines and food supplements
13 July 2011
First EMA report on herbal products confirms lack of level playing field
16 February 2011
Only 34 plant species registered in UK under EU herbal directive
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04 February 2015
Does the recent Irish consultation on herbs put a spanner in the works for a liberal EU marketplace for herbal food supplements?
Chinese medicine interests say EU Herbal Directive discriminates against non-European traditions and needs reform
15 November 2010
Regulator fails to pledge support for UK stakeholders in herbal crisis
16 June 2004
The RAI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
10 October 2007
The second largest formulator of dietary supplements in the world feels the pain globally, after its license was suspended in Australia in late April. It is widely felt in industry circles that this suspension was overly harsh, particularly considering that the quality control problems that initiated the ban were primarily confined to a pharmaceutical product, rather than natural healthcare products which form the mainstay of the company's business. The ban has already resulted in the withdrawal of some 1500 healthcare products in Australia.
04 October 2007
CAM bashing seems to have become a sport for Prof Ernst and colleagues at Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter. This instance reminds us just how far the science needs to be twisted for Prof Ernst to have managed to make headlines over the risks and lack of efficacy of herbal medicines. Read on for the ANH take on this.