PP_1170x120_10-25-21

CRN

CRN reacts to veto of California age restriction legislation

CRN reacts to veto of California age restriction legislation

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, reacted to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s veto of California Assembly Bill 1341 and reiterated its desire to find common sense solutions to address the author’s concerns. The original legislation would have prohibited retailers from selling, transferring, or providing dietary

CRN responds to early reporting on Vitamin D and COVID-19 studies in the British Medical Journal

CRN responds to early reporting on Vitamin D and COVID-19 studies in the British Medical Journal

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today responded to media reports about two newly published studies on vitamin D and COVID-19 in the British Medical Journal. Statement from Luke Huber, ND, Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs: “Two new studies from

CRN comments on JAMA research on adulterated products

CRN comments on JAMA research on adulterated products

WASHINGTON—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, responded to a report, “Recalls, Availability, and Content of Dietary Supplements Following FDA Warning Letters,” published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA; vol. 328, no. 4). Statement by Megan Olsen, senior vice president

CRN announces new staff members

CRN announces new staff members

WASHINGTON—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) on Tuesday announced the appointment of three new employees to its team. CRN welcomes Mike Meirovitz as director, government relations. Prior to joining CRN, Meirovitz held positions with two prominent Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firms, along with a health-focused trade association. His work has included representation for Fortune 500 companies, national research

CRN steadfast to secure responsible mandatory product listing for dietary supplements

CRN steadfast to secure responsible mandatory product listing for dietary supplements

WASHINGTON—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has issued the following statement regarding the Senate HELP Committee’s passage of S. 4348, the FDA Safety and Landmark Advancement Act of 2022 (FDASLA). Statement by Steve Mister, president and CEO: “The outcome of today’s Senate HELP Committee vote on the FDA Safety and Landmark Advancement Act of 2022

CRN backs FDA caution on bodybuilding supplements

CRN backs FDA caution on bodybuilding supplements

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has issued the following statement in response to a consumer update published by the Food and Drug Administration: “Caution: Bodybuilding Products Can Be Risky.” Andrea Wong, CRN’s senior vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs, wrote, “Illegal steroids and steroid-like substances have no place in the dietary

CRN announces promotions and new hires

CRN announces promotions and new hires

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, Wednesday announced promotions for four staffers and two new employees to its team. Megan Olsen was promoted to senior vice president and general counsel; Gretchen Powers, to vice president, marketing and member experience; Haiuyen Nguyen,

FDA announces qualified health claim for magnesium in response to CRN-supported petition

FDA announces qualified health claim for magnesium in response to CRN-supported petition

WASHINGTON — CRN applauds FDA’s announcement today to exercise enforcement discretion for qualified health claims regarding magnesium and reduced risk of high blood pressure. The announcement was in response to a petition sponsored by CRN and other organizations filed on behalf of the Center for Magnesium Education and Research LLC, and allows qualified health claims

CRN decries FDA’s stand on NAC

CRN decries FDA’s stand on NAC

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) Wednesday expressed disappointment with the Food and Drug Administration’s response to its citizen petition about the status of N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) as a legal dietary supplement. “CRN is extremely dissatisfied with today’s ‘tentative response’ from FDA to CRN’s June 1 citizen petition,” CRN president and CEO Steve Mister

CRN reveals initial data from 2021 Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements

CRN reveals initial data from 2021 Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today revealed initial findings from its 2021 Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements. The survey’s key findings show vitamin D use significantly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic; that Hispanics are most likely to report a change

CRN applauds nomination of Robert Califf for FDA Commissioner

CRN applauds nomination of Robert Califf for FDA Commissioner

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, applauds today’s nomination of Dr. Robert Califf, for Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The following is a statement from CRN’s president and CEO, Steve Mister: “CRN congratulates Dr. Robert M. Califf

CRN responds to FDA rejecting CBD as a supplement ingredient

CRN responds to FDA rejecting CBD as a supplement ingredient

WASHINGTON—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) today denounced FDA’s rejection of two new dietary ingredient (NDI) notifications for full-spectrum hemp extract containing cannabidiol (CBD)—and urged Congress to act on pending legislative proposals that require the agency to address the lack of regulation of hemp-derived products. The following is a statement from CRN president & CEO

CRN and ASNF announce new joint initiative to advance nutrition education

CRN and ASNF announce new joint initiative 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 a new joint initiative with the American Society for Nutrition Foundation (ASNF) to provide study enrichment for upcoming nutrition professionals. CRN and ASNF’s Scholars Program (CASP) will provide five ASN student members with

CRN applauds New York State legislators on new bill

CRN applauds New York State legislators on new bill

WASHINGTON – The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is applauding legislators in New York for recognizing that Senate Bill 16-D and Assembly Bill 431-B would have negatively impacted consumers and the local economy. If enacted, the proposals would have restricted access to two broad categories of dietary supplements and functional food – sports nutrition and

Adheris Health