US Herbal Supplement Sales Increase by 8.6% in 2019, Record-Breaking Sales Predicted for 2020 (8/31/2020)
American Botanical Council Warns Consumers about High Toxicity of Oleander (8/18/2020)
Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Bulletin on English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Oil Adulteration (7/7/2020)
Euromed Adopts Fig through ABC’s Adopt-an-Herb Program (5/12/2020)
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Hemp-CBD Dietary Supplement Bill Introduced in the House
Sept. 4, 2020 – FoodNavigator-USA
Nutritional Outlook's Editorial Advisory Board Adds 10 Members
Sept. 8, 2020 – Nutritional Outlook
Herbal Ingredient Adulteration in 2020
Sept. 9, 2020 – Nutritional Outlook
Company that Studied ‘Oleandrin’ as Drug Barred from Marketing It as Supplement
Sept. 10, 2020 – Natural Products INSIDER
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NYBG-led scientists foresee a “profound impact” from the COVID-19 pandemic on research about relationships between local communities and their environment. New York Botanical Garden. June 22, 2020.
Plant life 'expanding over the Himalayas'. BBC News. January 10, 2020. Researchers have found plant life in the Himalayas, including in the Everest region, where vegetation was not previously known to grow.
The Best Way to Save Nature? More Nature. TIME. September 12, 2019. Wallasea is the largest restored coastal wetland in Europe, an exemplar of a growing movement to “rewild” land and return it to the way it was before humans began inhabiting it millennia ago.
Meat-eating Plants Making a Comeback in England. BBC News. September 4, 2019. Botanists will reintroduce carniverous plants like the sundew (Drosera anglica) to parts of England as an attempt to bolster endangered populations whose numbers have been decimated by the disappearance of wetlands.
ABC Founder and Executive Director Mark Blumenthal travels the world speaking about relevant herbal topics. Check out video, podcasts and articles featuring Mark and other ABC employees:
How brands can prevent adulteration from poisoning profits
July 6, 2020. In this Natural Products INSIDER's podcast episode Senior Editor Todd Runestad and ABC Founder and Executive Director Mark Blumenthal discuss how consumer brands can prevent adulteration and protect their brands. Listen to the episode here.
Supply Side West Overview
October 29, 2019. Judy Brooks and Roy Walkenhorst of Healing Quest speak with ABC Founder Mark Blumenthal about Supply Side West ingredients trends in the dietary supplement world. Listen to the episode here.
Late Night Health Radio
October 17, 2019. Late Night Health Radio host Mark Alyn speaks with Mark Blumenthal about Americans' health, plant-based foods, and more. Listen to the episode here.
Industry takes stand against botanical adulteration – audio report
June 26, 2019. Natural Products INSIDER’s Karen Butler narrates the discussion among Mark Blumenthal of the American Botanical Council and ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program; Holly Johnson, Ph.D., of the American Herbal Products Association; and Margaret Dohnalek, Ph.D., of Valensa International. Listen to the audio report here.
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ABC's staff and board members speak at conferences, symposia, and workshops around the world. No new speaking engagements at this time.