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Blumenthal to speak at Oxford botanical conference

Blumenthal to speak at Oxford botanical conference
ABC Founder and Executive Director Mark Blumenthal will give a presentation on botanical adulteration and the progress made by the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program.

15th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals
April 13 to 16, 2015

National Center for Natural Products Research
School of Pharmacy
The University of Mississippi
Oxford, Miss.

The focus of the 15th ICSB is to discuss approaches for post market surveillance, risk and safety assessment, quality control, and adverse event reporting (AER) for botanical dietary supplements (BDS) and natural products, as well as regulatory aspects with perspectives from government, manufacturers, and trade associations. To this end, the program will include relevant presentations from members of CFSAN/FDA, government officials, major trade associations, and industry representatives discussing pressing topics that affect BDS and their impact on consumers. 

ABC Founder and Executive Director Mark Blumenthal will be giving a presentation on the topic "Advances in the Detection of Adulterants in Botanical Raw Materials, Extracts, and Essential Oils—A Review of the Progress of the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program."

A full list of scheduled speakers is available here. Register today at



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