Category Archives: Botanical Adulterants Monitor: Turmeric Root/Rhizome

Update from the Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Regarding BAPP’s Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dear Herb Industry and Medicinal Plant Community Friend and Colleague: As we all work our way through this most unfortunate and disruptive COVID-19 pandemic, we fervently hope that you and your family and work associates are safe and robustly healthy. We are taking this opportunity to share with you how we see the significant and essential role that the ABC-AHP-NCNPR

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Botanical Adulterants Monitor: Turmeric Root/Rhizome

The turmeric root/rhizome and root/rhizome extract Botanical Adulteration Bulletin (BAB), issued in May 2018, is the 14th in the series of bulletins published by the Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP). Turmeric is one of the most important spices, and also among the most popular dietary supplement ingredients globally. The increased demand for turmeric extracts and the improvement of laboratory analytical

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