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CRN offers quick tips to brands about new Supplement Facts labels

By Adi Menayang

While the FDA issued alerts and marketing materials for consumers to understand mandated changes to how Nutrition Facts panels will look, no such effort was done for changes in the Supplement Facts panel, so one trade group took the lead.

CRN announces new chairman, board of directors for 2019

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CRN announces new chairman, board of directors for 2019

By Adi Menayang

Trade association The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and its members have elected a new chair of the association’s board of directors: David Campbell, vice president of North America regulatory affairs and policy at RB Health.

Four companies join CRN as voting members

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Four companies join CRN as voting members

Four new companies joined The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a trade group representing the dietary supplement and functional food industry, as voting members.

CRN announces 11 new members

CRN announces 11 new members

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has added eleven new companies to its membership network.

Dietary supplements are not eliglble for purchase using government benefits like SNAP, but trade groups have advocated for their eligibility as a measure to close the micronutrient gaps in low-income US households. Getty Images / jetcityimage

Notes from Nutrition 2018 in Boston

Does the micronutrient disparity in the US deserve more attention?

By Adi Menayang

From a list of about a dozen shortfall nutrients, US government health agencies recognize only a handful as a public health concern. Some researchers and trade groups argue that this shouldn’t be the case.

CRN announces five staff promotions

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CRN announces five staff promotions

Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a dietary supplement and functional foods trade association, announced five staff promotions.

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Precedent setting: The development and legacy of the GOED monograph

By Stephen Daniells

The early 2000s were a time of health claims success and growing consumer awareness around the benefits of omega-3s, but concerns over quality in the sector spurred stakeholders to work together to create quality standards for the industry. The result...

Jim Hyde elected chair of CRN’s Board of Directors

Jim Hyde elected chair of CRN’s Board of Directors

Jim Hyde, vice president and general manager at Balchem Human Nutrition and Pharma, has been elected chair of the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s Board of Directors, and will hold the chairman post through 2018, succeeding Harvey Kamil, vice chairman...

Supplement OWL product registry ready to accept product labels

Supplement OWL product registry ready to accept product labels

By Stephen Daniells

The much anticipated Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library) – a product label database – is moving into the second phase of beta-testing and is now accepting product labels from dietary supplement finished product manufacturers and marketers.

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