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Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)

CRN’s virtual ‘supplement advocacy send-in’ sets the bar for effective advocacy during pandemic

CRN’s virtual ‘supplement advocacy send-in’ sets the bar for effective advocacy during pandemic

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, this year shifted the association’s annual Day on the Hill federal advocacy event to an online drive in light of COVID-19. The inaugural “Supplement Advocacy Send-In” encouraged CRN member companies to contact their congressional representatives

‘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 commends new ANAB Pilot Accreditation Program

CRN commends new ANAB Pilot Accreditation Program

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, applauds the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) as it launches a new pilot accreditation program under the Global Retail and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) certification scheme, which incorporates the NSF/ANSI 455-2-2018 standard, Good Manufacturing Practices for

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 commends Supreme Court’s decision to deny Amarin’s final petition for appeal

CRN commends Supreme Court’s decision to deny Amarin’s final petition for appeal

WASHINGTON — In response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Amarin Pharma v. International Trade Commission (ITC), issued December 6, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement. Statement by Megan Olsen, assistant general counsel, CRN: “CRN applauds the Supreme Court’s

CRN praises FDA’s commitment to increased enforcement action

CRN praises FDA’s commitment to increased enforcement action

WASHINGTON — In response to a statement published by Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration on February 11, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement: Statement by Steve Mister, president and chief executive officer at CRN: “CRN appreciates the

CRN welcomes eleven new companies

CRN welcomes eleven new companies

WASHINGTON  — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, recently announced eleven new companies have joined the association’s membership ranks. These companies include: Voting Members—Cypress Ingredients; Inventia HealthCare Ltd.; Kappa Bioscience; Kerry; Mito-Q; NuLiv Science USA Inc.; OMG! Nutrition; and Vanteres.   Associate Members—BakerHostetler,

CRN reacts to passage of the 2018 Farm Bill in Senate and House

CRN reacts to passage of the 2018 Farm Bill in Senate and House

WASHINGTON — In response to the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the Farm Bill), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement by Steve Mister, president and  chief executive officer of CRN:  “CRN is both pleased and disappointed

CRN welcomes formation of FDA dietary supplement working group

CRN welcomes formation of FDA dietary supplement working group

WASHINGTON – In response to an announcement made by Scott Gottlieb, commissioner, Food & Drug Administration (FDA) at the Food and Drug Law Institute Enforcement, Litigation and Compliance Conference on December 12, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, Steve Mister, president and chief