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Login Now Required to Access Most of ABC’s New and Improved Website + Tips to Using the Website

AUSTIN, Texas (February 1, 2021) — As of 2/8/2021, you’ll once again need to use your login to access the vast majority of content on ABC’s information-rich website with 10+ searchable databases and more. If you can’t remember your login, please click here and select "Forgot User Name" or "Forgot Password".  If you haven’t joined yet, please click here and, once you join, you’ll automatically receive a user name and password.

Tips to use ABC’s new website include:

  • Delete all previously saved and bookmarks and instead bookmark
  • Clear your cached images and files by visiting your web browser settings. 
  • ABC's new powerful search function is a customized elastic search that works via an index of the content and “learns” from your searches to provide more tailored results based on previous searches. Start using it to see how it works for you.
  • If you feel so inclined, please share your feedback on ABC's new website with us here.


Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Olive Oil Laboratory Guidance Document

AUSTIN, Texas (March 29, 2021) — The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) announces the publication of a new Laboratory Guidance Document (LGD) on olive (Olea europaea) oil.

New Botanical Adulterants Monitor #21, December 2020

December 28, 2020

The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program has published a new Botanical Adulterants Monitor. Issue # 21 includes a new bulletin on the adulteration of milk thistle fruit extracts, a review on the Usefulness of Botanical Microscopy to Detect Herbal Ingredient Adulteration, regulatory alerts, and more.

Virtual HerbDay Event May 1st

April 06, 2021

The HerbDay Coalition is putting together a virtual event on Saturday May 1, 2021, that will span much of the day on social media. There will be “events” (videos, recipes, downloadable resources, etc.) throughout the day. Watch the HerbDay website and the Official HerbDay Facebook page for more information.

ABC and SHP Present Free Webinars Covering SHP Toolkit, Ethnobotany, and More

January 11, 2021

The American Botanical Council and Sustainable Herbs Program are hosting a series of free webinars with leaders in the botanical community. Topics include the SHP Toolkit, a special Ethnobotany Series, and more. Register for webinars here.