Book on Native American Uses of Medicinal Plants Receives 2014 Duke Award
Ancient Pathways, Ancestral Knowledge: Ethnobotany and Ecological Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples of Northwestern North America by Nancy J. Turner, PhD, is the most recent recipient of the James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award. Read more here.
ABC Press Release Results in AP Article on NY AG's Misuse of DNA Technology to Test Herbal Supplements
The AP article emphasizes various experts’ questioning the scientific and technical basis for the AG’s issuance of cease-and-desist letters to retailers for selling what the AG says are fraudulent herbal dietary supplement products. Read more here.
ABC Says NY Attorney General Misused DNA Testing
NY State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman sent cease-and-desist letters to four major US retail chains informing them they must stop selling certain supplements based on problematic DNA barcoding tests run by his office. Read more here.
Shrub, Switchel, or Beveridge: The Art of Healthy Fruit Vinegars
Susan Belsinger and Tina Marie Wilcox will present this fun and information workshop at ABC headquarters in Austin, TX on March 17, 2015. Read more here.
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