News Release

Vitamin D and Calcium Recommendations for Clinicians Need to Be Custom-Fit for Patients

Washington, D.C., April 17, 2018—In response to two new recommendations, “Vitamin D, Calcium, or Combined Supplementation for the Primary Prevention of Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults” and “Interventions to Prevent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults,” issued today by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

CRN Applauds FDA for Taking Action to Protect Consumers from Highly Concentrated Caffeine

Washington, D.C., April 13, 2018—In response to a new guidance, “Highly Concentrated Caffeine in Dietary Supplements; Guidance for Industry; Availability,” issued today by the Food and Drug Administration, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

FDA’s Increased Intelligence of Tainted Products is Commendable, But Only if It Leads to Enforcement Action

Washington, D.C., March 27, 2018In response to an announcement, “FDA is Using Innovative Methods to Prevent Illegal Products with Hidden Drug Ingredients from Entering the United States,” published online by the Food & Drug Administration, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

Statement by Steve Mister, president & CEO, CRN:

CRN and GOED File Joint Amicus Brief Calling for Dismissal of Amarin Pharma Complaint

Washington, D.C., March 23, 2018—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and GOED, the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s, has submitted an amicus brief to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit addressing the appeal made by Amarin Pharma Inc. and Amarin Pharmaceuticals Ireland Ltd. regarding the International Trade Commission’s (ITC’s) decision to decline an investigation into concentrated EPA omega-3 fish oil supplements.

Dietary Supplement Caucus Briefing Gives Congress a Closer Look at Sports Nutrition Supplements

Washington, D.C., March 7, 2018—“Dietary supplements support the foundations of optimal fitness,” said Chris D’Adamo, Ph.D., assistant professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and director of research, Center for Integrative Medicine, at the 32nd Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus briefing, held last week on Capitol Hill. Speaking before an audience of nearly 100 Congressional staffers and guests, Dr.

Unexpected Results of New Calcium Study Raise Questions

Washington, D.C., March 1, 2018In response to a new study, “Calcium and vitamin D supplementation and increased risk of serrated polyps: results from a randomised clinical trial,” published online today in the British Medical Journal Gut, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

Statement by Andrea Wong, Ph.D., vice president, scientific & regulatory affairs, CRN:

New Protein Powder Report Deserves Scrutiny, Not Panic

Washington, D.C., March 1, 2018In response to a new report on protein powder supplements, published by the Clean Label Project, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

Statement by Andrea Wong, Ph.D., vice president, scientific & regulatory affairs, CRN:

CRN Teams with ACI for 6th Annual Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements in New York City, June 18–20—Registration Now Open

Washington, D.C., February 26, 2018—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced registration is open for the Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements, in New York City at the Intercontinental New York Times Square on June 18–20.