This webinar with Luis M. Martinez, Vice President of the ICDR and ASTA counsel Sam Zimmerman of Hogan Lovells provided an update on the ICDR Rules and Process. The recording is now available to ASTA members. click here.
The American Spice Trade Association (ASTA) submitted comments today to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting the agency include spices under its definition of “healthy” foods. To view the full press release, click here. To view comments submitted, click here. For media inquiries, please contact Laura Shumow, Executive Director at [email protected].
The Crop Reports are offered as an exclusive ASTA member benefit at no cost. Recording from February’s broadcast are now available in the Crop Reports Archive. To volunteer as a presenter for a future crop report or for sponsorship opportunities for these events, click here.
ASTA had a great Regulatory Workshop in Washington, DC! The workshop was offered in person and as a virtual live-streamed event. Look for highlights of the workshop, receptions and member messaging workshop in FYI ASTA and LinkedIn. Attendees, please don’t forget to complete your survey – we want to know how we can make the […]
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When: July 19 at 10 am ET July will include crop updates on Mediterranean herbs, seeds & spices (basil, parsley, anise, cumin, oregano, sage, etc.), US garlic and onion from trade experts. Also included is a presentation from Shawn Marie Jarosz, Founder & Chief Trade Strategist with TradeMoves LLC, who will address the myriad of […]
ASTA will host a webinar, Updated ASTA Guidance on Science-Based Groupings to Optimize Validation of Spice Process Controls on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 11:00am ET. Registration is now open. To learn more about this important webinar, our speakers, and to register today, please click here.
ASTA hosted a webinar, FDA’s Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program Updates and Channels of Trade Guidance for Chlorpyrifos on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The recording for this presentation is now available. To learn more about this webinar, our guest speaker, and to purchase access to the recording, please click here.
The web series Spices 201 – Continuing Education on Spices for Industry Professionals offers a focused overview of top traded spices, including the spice profile, growing regions, harvest information, global production, processing, uses, consumption, quality and regulatory information. This series covers:• Part I – Garlic and Onion• Part II – Black Pepper• Part III – […]
Thanks to the generous support of our members and ASTA colleagues in Miami, we are able to award more scholarships gifts this year. We are excited to announce those recipients soon, so stay tuned!