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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 Prevention Program Publishes Turmeric Laboratory Guidance Document

AUSTIN, Texas (April 1, 2020) — The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) announces the publication of a new Laboratory Guidance Document (LGD) on turmeric (Curcuma longa) raw material and products. Turmeric has a long history of use as a spice and medicinal plant, but its popularity has only recently started to surge for its medicinal properties in countries outside Asia.

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