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The IASC News Archive contains aloe vera news of note from the year 2013 and prior. If you do not see your topic of interest, please contact IASC for assistance. 

 

News from 2013

Aloe vera products made to IASC standards are safe: IASC responds to CSPI's press release (Aug 23, 2013)

Purified aloe vera whole leaf juice free of constituents of concern identified by IARC monograph working group (Jul 16, 2013)

IASC Update: Aloe Vera: One of NCCAM's top 5 most searched herbs in 2012 (Apr 05, 2013)

IASC Update: Ingredients to Watch in 2013 (Mar 22, 2013)

IASC Update: Bruker unveils fully automated NMR based solution for Aloe vera quality control (Mar 21, 2013)

IASC Update: American Herbal Pharmacopoeia releases monograph for Aloe vera leaf, Aloe vera leaf juice, and Aloe vera inner leaf juice (Jan 25, 2013)

News from 2012

Update: Dearth of science limits aloe's potential, expert says (Nov 28, 2012)

Update: FDA Issues Warning Letter to Vienna Beauty Products (Aug 28, 2012)

Update: FDA Raps Aloe Vera Company for Violating Regulatory Act (Jul 17, 2012)

News from 2011

Mature Aloe vera Market Needs Fresh Standards (Dec 16, 2011)

New Report: Aloe Vera A Central Ingredient To Global Soft Drink Growth (Dec 22, 2011)

Update: Aloe Vera Juice Not Likely to Significantly Affect Drug Metabolism (Phytotherapy Research) (Sep 30, 2011)

IASC Board Approves Quality Standard for Raw Materials; Meets with FDA (May 23, 2011)

News from 2010

U.S. Senate & House of Representatives Succeeds on Second Attempt to Pass "Food Safety Modernization Act" (Dec 27, 2010)

FDA Sends Warning Letter to Aloe Vera Product Marketer (Sep 28, 2010)

Current Situation on Health Claims in the EU (Aug 24, 2010)

IASC Provides Information on NTP Study Targeted for Consumers (Aug 16, 2010)

IASC Clarifies REACH Applicability to Aloe Vera (Aug 13, 2010)

Aloe Vera Juice Manufacturer Receives Warning Letter from FDA (Aug 06, 2010)

Definitive Aloe Vera Resource Published by NIH ODS (Jul 14, 2010)

GAO Report Finds Heavy Metals in Herbal Supplements at Levels That Do Not Raise Safety Concerns for FDA (May 26, 2010)

Senators Hatch, Harkin Introduce “Dietary Supplement Full Implementation and Enforcement Act of 2010” (May 25, 2010)

Aloe Vera is 2009’s Top Selling Supplement in Health Food Channel (May 15, 2010)

CAM, Supplement Provisions Survive in Health Care Reform Bill (Mar 24, 2010)

Senator McCain Reportedly to Withdraw Support for Parts of S. 3002 (Mar 08, 2010)

AHPA Position on Controlled Substances & S. 3002 (Mar 04, 2010)

IASC & ChromaDex Develop HPLC Method for Aloin Analysis (Feb 05, 2010)

FDA Overreaches in Liquid Product Draft Guidance – IASC, AHPA Joint Comments (Feb 04, 2010)

Senator McCain to Introduce Legislation Regarding “FDA’s Current Regulations on Dietary Supplements” (Feb 03, 2010)

New CBP Filing Rule for Imports via Ocean Vessels Effective January 26, 2010 (Jan 15, 2010)

IASC Raises Concerns with FDA Draft Guidance Differentiating Liquid Supplements & Beverages (Jan 14, 2010)

News from 2009 and Prior

New IASC E Book on Aloe vera available at Virgo Publishing (Oct 16, 2009)

Senator Hatch Calls for Greater Enforcement Resources to Deal with Illegal Steroid Products (Oct 01, 2009)

Korea FDA notes aloe vera one of only four ingredients allowed to claim immune system enhancement (Sep 24, 2009)

EFSA Releases Guidance Document on Assessment of Botanical Ingredient Safety (Sep 16, 2009)

FDA Issues Final Guidance on SAER Labeling (Sep 01, 2009)

FDA Commissioner Introduces New Enforcement Steps (Aug 12, 2009)

Pending federal legislation on food safety (H.R. 2749) (Jul 17, 2009)

"Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding Adverse Event Reporting and Recordkeeping for Dietary Supplements" (Jul 14, 2009)

IASC Requests Studies for Aloe vera Risk Assessment Literature Review (May 26, 2009)

IASC Members’ Technical Expertise, Product Samples Needed to Create Strong Aloe vera Compliance Monograph (May 15, 2009)

Help Us Build the Body of Science: Send IASC Studies for the Risk Assessment Literature Review (Mar 31, 2009)

IASC Board Approves New Labeling Guidance for Aloe Products (Mar 23, 2009)

Report from FDA's "Nutrition Roundtable" Meeting (Dec 18, 2008)

FDA Extends AER Label Compliance Deadline By One Year (Dec 17, 2008)

Considerations in Toxicology Study Design and Interpretation: An Overview (Aug 14, 2008)

FDA’s Proposed Rule Anticipated to Have Minimal Impact on Aloe Vera Trade; IASC Solicits Data From Members (Jul 09, 2008)

IASC Board Announces New Executive Director (May 13, 2008)

The taxonomy of Aloe vera. (Mar 01, 2008)

Three New Scientific Studies Available (May 20, 2007)

Aloe Vera: A Scientific Approach By Robert Davis Now Available For Purchase (May 20, 2007)

Scientific Definition of Aloe Vera (May 04, 2007)

General science and safety information on Aloe (Oct 18, 2005)

Aloe Rx vs. Aloe: Bill Pine Article (Aug 01, 2003)