EMA Update on GACP Revision

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published on its website the detailed minutes of the Herbal Medicinal Products Committee (HMPC) meeting from 13-15 March 2023. In relation to the previously published Concept paper on GACP revision several issues were addressed at the meeting.

Guideline on Good Agricultural and Collection Practice (GACP) of Starting Materials of Herbal Origin

After a presentation on key points by a Co-Rapporteur, the HMPC discussed some issues known to cause difficulties in procedures and ideally to be addressed during the revision for more clarity in the context of updating the GACP Guideline. The following specific issues to be addressed were discussed:

More information is available in the HMPC Minutes for the meeting from 13-15 March 2023 published on EMA´s HMPC: Agendas, minutes and meeting reports website.

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