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'Edgy' sports nutrition formulas cast a long and deep ethical shadow

By Hank Schultz

Temptation is a fact of human nature, and is an element in the sports nutrition game as well. Some sports products seem ever to edge toward an ethical line, spurred on by the demand from their consumer constituencies for ‘edgy’ formulations.

USP meeting tries to get handle on rapidly evolving DNA techniques

USP meeting tries to get handle on rapidly evolving DNA techniques

By Hank Schultz

A recent USP stakeholder meeting wrestled with the thorny issue of how to put some kind of standards around the use of DNA techniques for botanical ingredient identification. The word from one of the attendees is that it is far too early to tell where...

As the sun sets on an eventful 2017, CRN's Steve Mister shares his thoughts on the past 12 months. Image: © Getty Images / SARINYAPINNGAM

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New Year and a New Shot at Responsibility

By Steve Mister, president & CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)

One of the year’s highlights for me was getting to see Hamilton in New York City. (And by the way, it really was terrific—everything that I expected and more!) One of the many things that stayed with me from the show was the question “Who tells your story?”...

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