Dietary Supplement Practice leader Greg Doherty Named to AHPA’s Sports and Nutrition Committee

Greg Doherty, a seasoned dietary supplement liability insurance broker, was selected by the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) to serve on its Sports Nutrition Committee.

Online PR News – 20-January-2012 – – WOODLAND HILLS CAseasoned dietary supplement liability insurance broker, has been a proud member of AHPA since 2006. He will help bring the focus of the insurance industry to the Committee, in particular the impact of product liability insurance premiums and coverage for the vibrant sports nutrition space.

The American Herbal Products Association is the national trade association for and the voice of the herbal products industry. AHPA is comprised of domestic and foreign companies doing business as growers, processors, manufacturers, and marketers of herbs and botanical and herbal products, including foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and non-prescription drugs. Founded in 1982, AHPA’s mission is to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products.

AHPA’s Sports Nutrition Committee is co-chaired by Bill Carter, General Counsel of, and John Doherty, Director of Regulatory Affairs for Iovate Health Sciences. The stated purpose of the Sports Nutrition Committee is “to promote and protect the responsible commerce of products marketed for sports nutrition.”

Dietary supplement liability insurance broker Greg Doherty stated, “I am honored to serve in this capacity for the AHPA as well as the industry at large. We need to continue to bolster our resolve to assure the finest quality of products for the millions of people who use sports nutrition supplements. This committee can be a creative force to assure that regulation, from government and from within the industry, will give consumers of sports nutrition products the confidence they deserve that these products are safe and assist them in achieving their personal health goals.”

Poms & Associates is a leading regional commercial insurance broker founded in 1989. Greg Doherty is the Dietary Supplement Practice Leader for the firm. For more information about dietary supplement liability insurance, please see his website