Washington, D.C., April 18, 2017—In anticipation of the Supplement OWL launch this month, nearly 200 dietary supplement industry executives have registered for a free webinar presented by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and Natural Products INSIDER, the leading media brand from Informa’s Global Health & Nutrition Network. The one-hour webinar, to be held Tuesday, April 25 at 2 pm EDT, is a must-attend for all industry stakeholders interested in learning more about the Supplement OWL and the role it will play in increasing transparency and accountability in the dietary supplement marketplace. Click here to register.
Webinar attendees will join speakers from CRN and UL, the global independent safety science company developing and administering the Supplement OWL, as they provide an overview of the registry and explain what the OWL is and is not when it comes to data sharing versus marketing. Attendees will also learn the requirements for submission to the Supplement OWL, the different methods of uploading product labels, and how information in the OWL can be accessed by registry users. A Q&A period will follow the presentations.
The Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library), the dietary supplement product registry, is an industry-wide self- regulatory initiative that will help create a rich and more complete picture of the marketplace for regulators, retailers, and other stakeholders. The Supplement OWL will serve as a resource for these audiences, assisting them in examining and evaluating product labels, and identifying products, their ingredients, and the companies who market them. For more information on the product registry, visit www.SupplementOWL.org.
Note to Editor: The Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library) is an industry-wide dietary supplement product registry that will help create a more accurate and complete picture of the supplement marketplace for regulators, retailers, and industry. The Supplement OWL will serve as an online resource for a variety of stakeholders to identify products, their ingredients and the companies who market them, and permit registry users to examine and evaluate labels and other product information. The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a Washington, D.C.-based trade association for the dietary supplement industry, is spearheading the effort by providing the initial funding and conceptual project management. Visit www.crnusa.org.
Natural Products INSIDER is the leading online and print resource for marketers, manufacturers and formulators of dietary supplements, healthy foods and personal care products. It is part of the Informa Exhibitions Global Health & Nutrition Network, one of the world’s leading knowledge providers. Informa creates and delivers highly specialized information through publishing, events, training, market intelligence and expertise, providing valuable knowledge to individuals, businesses and organizations worldwide.
UL is developing and administering the registry and the technology that will drive the Supplement OWL. UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for more than 120 years. Its nearly 11,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. UL partners with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain. For more information about UL’s certification, testing, inspection, advisory and education services, visit www.UL.com.