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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 4, 2013—In response to a press release issued yesterday by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) calling on FDA to prohibit the sale of Ginkgo biloba, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 13, 2013—The Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus (DSC), in cooperation with the leading trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry—the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), the Council for… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 8, 2013—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and the Natural Products Association (NPA) today announced they have met with the entire freshman class of the 113th Congress, including 83 offices in the House of Representatives and 14 offices in the Senate, as part of… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 7, 2013—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry’s leading trade association, today provided its fifth substantive submission to FDA in response to the agency’s New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) Draft Guidance, this time through comments … read more
SILVER SPRING, Md., May 6, 2013 – The five associations representing the dietary supplement industry have requested that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issue revised guidance on new dietary ingredient (NDI) notifications, with a specific focus on the information to be included to identify… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2013—Scientific researchers yesterday presented their first results from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2), a multi-center, multi-factorial, randomized, control-group trial, seeking to determine if adding lutein/zeaxanthin, omega-3s, or a combination of both,… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2013—William G. Helferich, Ph.D., and Hang Xiao, Ph.D., were yesterday honored with the Mary Swartz Rose Senior Investigator Award and the Mary Swartz Rose Young Investigator Award, respectively, at the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Scientific Sessions and Annual… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2013—In the May issue of Consumer Reports, a story titled “Vitamin D: How 32 supplements really measure up” erroneously identified nine vitamin D/calcium supplement products that the publication claimed exceeded the California Proposition 65 Lead Limit for Reproductive… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 12, 2013—In response to a Consumer Advisory issued by FDA on DMAA, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement: Statement by Steve Mister, president & CEO, CRN… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 11, 2013—In response to “What’s All the Buzz about? A Survey of Popular Energy Drinks Finds Inconsistent Labeling, Questionable Ingredients and Targeted Marketing to Adolescents,” a report issued April 10, 2013 by the staff of Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA) and Sens. Dick Durbin… read more
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