The importance of dietary supplements in preventative healthcare has once more been highlighted to US health policy staffers, just weeks after the government announced more funds for the prevention of chronic diseases.
Economically motivated adulteration (EMA) of dietary supplements is a “serious and growing concern” in a climate of inadequate testing methods and substandard raw materials, according to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).
The US Office for Dietary Supplements (ODS) has been urged by CRN to use its “unique position” to better disseminate data that can to some degree ease mis-information that on occasion blights the dietary supplements industry.
Members of the supplement trade body Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) have pledged to follow certain guidelines when marketing products containing the naturally occurring steroid hormone DHEA, in a move designed to tighten industry self-regulation.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has announced as part
of the initial results from its survey of healthcare professionals
that, contrary to industry belief, the sector is in fact both using
and recommending dietary supplements.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is undertaking a survey
of healthcare professionals in order to address the lack of
communication between doctors and patients on the subject of
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has announced further
details of a comprehensive public relations campaign geared at
presenting the mainstream side of supplementation it says shows its
face less often than the controversial...
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has been rallying
support among print publications for its new advertising campaign
designed to get dietary supplement companies to file competitive
challenges with the National Advertising...
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has reported that the
US Food & Drug Administration's CAM guidance fosters
misinformation that certain Complementary and Alternative Medicine
products should be regulated as drugs.
In an effort to get government and healthcare agencies to recognize
the health benefits of dietary supplements, the Council for
Responsible Nutrition is planning to open dialogue between industry
and healthcare practitioners.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition is laying the groundwork for
a massive public relations campaign to 'restore pride' in the
supplement industry and will be looking to all companies for
funding - a sign of the critical...
The findings of a recent CRN survey, in which more than half of
adults said they do not stick to a healthy balanced diet,
underscore a need to help consumers make the motivational jump from
knowing to doing.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition is seeking to expand its team
of scientific experts with the appointment of an in-house
botanicals expert to build awareness of research in the field and
represent the organisation before government...
Executives carry the reputation of the dietary supplements industry
on their shoulders and it is down to them to prove it can be
trusted, exhorts the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) at its
Jess Halliday speaks to Steve Mister, the new president and
CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), about the trade
association's three main areas of focus: safety, membership and,
underlying everything, a renewed...
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has tapped Steven
Mister, currently director of government affairs at the National
Association of Professional Employer Organizations, as its new
president and CEO upon the retirement of...
In an upbeat joint address at the Council for Responsible
Nutrition's thirtieth annual conference last week, chairman Byron
Johnson and president Annette Dickinson stressed the value of
science for health claims, the need to...
Supplement industry trade association the Council for Responsible
Nutrition has urged the Food and Drug Administration and the
Federal Trade Commission to take action against "outrageous
marketing claims" for the dietary...
A new study published in JAMA today has provoked worried responses
from supplement manufacturers and trade bodies in the US. The
research shows that gingko biloba has no beneficial effect on
memory and related mental functions of...
A hearing by a US Senate Subcommittee on the illegal use of
steroids is told that the Council for Responsible Nutrition is
drawing up guidelines to warn young athletes of the potential risks
involved in taking legally-produced supplements...
The Council for Responisble Nutrition has become the second US
supplement association to issue voluntary warning labels about the
potential health risks of kava kava following a similar move by the
American Herbal Products Association...