The 3rd Annual China Natural Ingredients Conference (CNIC) will kick off on October 27, 2011 in Beijing. The two-day event will focus on the U.S. FDA’s draft guidance on New Dietary Ingredients, GMP and quality certificates for Chinese herbal suppliers, domestic and global herbal consumption, preservation of China’s medicinal plant resources, water soluble extracting technology, stevia in the global market, trends in botanical ingredients for cosmetics and more.
U.S.- China Health Products Association’s executive direct Jeff Crowther has been invited to speak on FDA’s draft NDI as well as discuss the overall regulatory and market environment for dietary supplements in the U.S. The conference will also give the association a platform to discuss regulatory measures that will allow China’s natural health product industry to live up to its true potential.
CNIC is organized by the China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Medicines & Health Products (CCCMHPIE) and Herbridge.com. The conference aims to help boost healthy development and enhance competitive strength in China herbal extract industry. The previous two CNIC events attracted more that 300 government leaders and industry stakeholders to share information and work toward a more prosperous industry.
U.S. – China Health Products Association is a U.S based non-profit association. Jeff Crowther together with founding members Jarrow Formulas and NSF International established the association in July 2010. The association’s main mission is to work toward a more open regulatory environment in China, to increase U.S. natural health product exports to China as well as work on creating a safer and more transparent supply chain. To learn more about the association and its initiatives visit the association at www.uschinahpa.org.