Nutrition Business Journal

2010 Efforts on Behalf of the Industry Award

Roy Upton brings America's collective knowledge of herbal medicine to the world stage

Used to be that, if you wanted to gather all the scientific information available for a certain herb, you went looking overseas and crossed your fingers. Not anymore. Thanks largely to the efforts of one man, the herbal industry in the United States has its own body of knowledge to contribute meaningfully to a global discussion of herbs and botanicals.

In the early ‘90s, Roy Upton recognized that this country lacked a system to provide formal guidance on botanical usage and manufactu

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