CRN Welcomes Four New Members

Washington, D.C., July 11, 2016—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced the addition of four new member companies to its membership roster. These companies include: Voting Members—Piping Rock Health Products, LLC and Post Holdings; and Associate Members—Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C. and MIDI LABS, Inc.

“As the dietary supplement industry continues to grow, we’re pleased that companies such as our newest members continue to show interest in being part of the industry’s leading trade association,” said Steve Mister, president and CEO, CRN. “We look forward to collaborating with these companies and to benefitting from their expertise and knowledge, as we solidify the industry’s direction toward greater accountability to consumers.”   

CRN’s new member companies include: 

Voting Members

  • Piping Rock Health Products, LLC

Piping Rock Health Products is a wellness company and manufacturer and distributor of dietary supplements, aromatherapy and health products. Family owned, the company boasts three generations and more than forty years of expertise in the nutrition industry. Piping Rock’s wholesale divisions include popular products such as Nature’s TruthSundance Vitamins and Princeton Research Health brands.

  • Post Holdings

Post Holdings is a consumer packaged goods holding company operating in the center-of-the-store, foodservice, food ingredient, private label, refrigerated and active nutrition food categories. Post's active nutrition businesses market and distribute protein beverages, bars, powders, nutritional supplements and gels sold primarily under the PowerBar, Premier Protein, and Dymatizebrands.  

Associate Members

  • Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C.

Baker Donelson is a full service law firm whose attorneys regularly practice in the most dynamic areas of FDA. The firm takes a creative approach, encouraging innovative solutions, all based on in-depth knowledge of the issues, entities and rules and with a pragmatic, realistic application of that knowledge. Baker Donelson gives clients access to a team of more than 650 attorneys and public policy advisors, all seamlessly connected across 20 offices throughout the Southeast and Washington, D.C.

  • MIDI LABS, Inc.

MIDI LABS is an FDA-registered, cGMP-compliant veteran-owned small business   providing contract laboratory services and technologies for food and supplement manufacturers, personal care, pharmaceutical, agri-bio, and research industries, including analysis for quality control and label requirements.

CRN’s complete list of member companies is available on the association’s website. For more information about becoming a CRN member, please contact Carl Hyland, senior director, membership development, at or 202-204-7674.

Note to Editor: The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing 150+ dietary supplement and functional food manufacturers, ingredient suppliers, and companies providing services to those manufacturers and suppliers. In addition to complying with a host of federal and state regulations governing dietary supplements and food in the areas of manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety, our manufacturer and supplier members also agree to adhere to additional voluntary guidelines as well as to CRN’s Code of Ethics. Visit Follow us on Twitter @crn_supplements and @wannabewell and on Facebook.