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Andrea Wong

‘60 Minutes’ segment recognizes safety of probiotics but wrongly dismisses their benefits

‘60 Minutes’ segment recognizes safety of probiotics  but wrongly dismisses their benefits

WASHINGTON — In response to a ‘60 Minutes’ segment on probiotics released June 28, 2020 titled, “Do Probiotics Actually Do Anything?” the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement: Statement by Andrea Wong, senior vice president, scientific & regulatory affairs, CRN:

New probiotic clinical practice guidelines focused on disease treatment

New probiotic clinical practice guidelines focused on disease treatment

WASHINGTON — In response to clinical practice guidelines released June 9 by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), published in Gastroenterology, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following by Andrea Wong, senior vice president, scientific & regulatory affairs, CRN: “Probiotics are essential

CRN welcomes two new hires in 2020, promotes several staff

CRN welcomes two new hires in 2020, promotes several staff

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) announced Thursday that Luke Huber and Amanda Darlington have joined the association as the vice president, scientific & regulatory affairs and the director, government relations, respectively. Huber, reporting to Andrea Wong, senior vice president, scientific & regulatory affairs, will execute CRN’s scientific affairs and nutrition policy activities

CRN demonstrates commitment to advance nutrition education

CRN demonstrates commitment to advance nutrition education

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced that three students from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University were given educational awards to attend The Workshop: CRN’s Day of Science, held earlier this month in Carlsbad,