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New analysis mischaracterizes sports nutrition and weight management supplements

New analysis mischaracterizes sports nutrition and weight management supplements

WASHINGTON — In response to a report published today in an online issue of Clinical Toxicology, “Nine prohibited stimulants found in sports and weight loss supplements,” 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 & CEO,

CRN commends director of ODSP, Steven Tave, for commitment to public health

CRN commends director of ODSP, Steven Tave, for commitment to public health

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has issued the following response regarding today’s news that Steven Tave is leaving his position as director of the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP) and Dr. Cara Welch is stepping into the role of acting director. Steve Mister, president and CEO, CRN issued the following statement:

CRN launches ‘4 Things to Know’ video series

CRN launches ‘4 Things to Know’ video series

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has launched a new video series, “4 Things to Know.” The videos explain complex dietary supplement industry topics and are intended to help non-industry audiences. The series is hosted by CRN staffers, who the trade association describes as experts in their fields, with deep knowledge of the

Video Forum: Steve Mister, CRN

Video Forum: Steve Mister, CRN

  In this week’s Video Forum, Steve Mister, president and chief executive officer of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, discusses recent developments in the dynamic vitamin and nutritional supplements category. The topics he speaks to include the performance of the business during the COVID-19 pandemic, CRN’s response to the American Medical Association’s call for greater

CRN applauds FTC announcement against illegal CBD products

CRN applauds FTC announcement against illegal CBD products

WASHINGTON – In response to an announcement issued today by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding deceptive marketing of CBD products, 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 & CEO, CRN: “CRN commends the FTC

CRN announces complete slate of keynote speakers for virtual event

CRN announces complete slate of keynote speakers for virtual event

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) announced keynote speakers for its 2020 annual conference, reimagined as a unique virtual experience, “NOW, NEW, NEXT,” taking place October. 14–16. They are: On Wednesday, Oct. 14, Steven Tave, director of FDA’s Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, will discuss the agency’s regulatory priorities. On Thursday, Oct. 15, Zachary Karabell,

CRN files citizen petition calling on FDA to regulate CBD as a legal dietary supplement

CRN files citizen petition calling on FDA to regulate CBD as a legal dietary supplement

WASHINGTON  — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) yesterday submitted a Citizen’s Petition to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), requesting that the agency establish a regulatory pathway to legally market dietary supplements containing hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD). CRN’s petition once again formally calls on FDA to take action, and to exercise the statutory discretion provided

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 announces new chairman, 2019 board of directors

CRN announces new chairman, 2019 board of directors

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, is pleased to announce that David Campbell, vice president, NA Regulatory Affairs and Policy, RB Health, has been elected chair of the association’s board of directors. Campbell served on CRN’s Executive Committee for the past

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 creates Supplement OWL advisory board

CRN creates Supplement OWL advisory board

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has formed an advisory board for the Supplement Online Wellness Library (OWL) dietary supplement product registry. CRN said eight members have been appointed to the Supplement OWL Advisory Board, including representatives from dietary supplement companies and other industry stakeholders, as well as with two technical advisers. Serving

CRN Supplement OWL registry launches

CRN Supplement OWL registry launches

WASHINGTON — A year after being announced, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) Supplement Online Wellness Library (OWL) has gone live. CRN said Thursday that the Supplement OWL online product registry for vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements is now widely accessible for examination. All companies can test-drive the registry, and retailers can start using to

CHPA urges participation in supplement registry

CHPA urges participation in supplement registry

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) has called on members that market dietary supplements to submit product labels to the Supplement Online Wellness Library (OWL) developed by Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and independent safety science firm UL. CRN said the announcement follows talks between CHPA and its Dietary Supplements Committee, which reviewed

Dietary supplement registry edges closer to launch

Dietary supplement registry edges closer to launch

WASHINGTON – The Supplement Online Wellness Library (OWL), being developed by Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and independent safety science firm UL, has begun accepting product labels from dietary supplement manufacturers and marketers. CRN said Tuesday that with the move, the Supplement OWL is entering its second phase of beta-testing. The registry was announced in