News Release

Natural Products Association Applauds Launch of Supplement OWL—Urges NPA members to explore how to get their dietary supplement labels in the online registry

Washington, D.C., April 20, 2017— The Natural Products Association (NPA) today offered its enthusiastic support for the Supplement OWL, the new online dietary supplement registry launching in April. In making the announcement, NPA encouraged its members to learn more about how to enter their dietary supplements in the Supplement OWL and to add their product labels to the growing collection of products represented in this online library of the dietary supplement industry.

Supplement OWL Webinar to Prepare Industry for Registry Launch—Registration Still Open for All Industry Stakeholders at No Cost

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 Supplement OWL is Gaining Momentum

Washington, D.C., April 13, 2017—The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) is encouraging its member companies who market dietary supplements to submit their product labels to the Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library), a new dietary supplement product label registry set to launch in April. This announcement follows discussions between CHPA and its Dietary Supplements Committee, where the association and its committee members reviewed the rationale for the registry and the process by which labels would be submitted.

CRN Responds to New Analysis of Physicians’ Health Study II, Reminds Consumers to Manage Expectations for Role of Multivitamin

Washington, D.C., April 5, 2017In response to a new study, “Effect of Baseline Nutritional Status on Long-term Multivitamin Use and Cardiovascular Disease Risk, A Secondary Analysis of the Physicians’ Health Study II Randomized Clinical Trial,” published online today in JAMA Cardiology1, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

CRN Praises American Botanical Council’s Endorsement of the Supplement OWL—Commends ABC’s Interest in Improving Industry Accountability

Washington, D.C., April 3, 2017In response to the American Botanical Council’s (ABC) endorsement of the Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library), the dietary supplement product registry, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today issued the following statement:

Statement by Steve Mister, president and CEO, CRN:

CRN Welcomes Seven New Members

Washington, D.C., March 30, 2017—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced the addition of seven new companies to the association’s membership roster. These companies include: Voting Members—Activ Nutritional, LLC; Ortho Molecular Products, Inc.; Personalized Nutrition, LLC (VitaminPacks.com); and Associate Members—Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton; Micro Quality Labs Inc.; Supplement Safety Solutions, LLC; and Q Laboratories.

The new member companies are:

New Study Points to Potential Reduction of Cancer Risk from Vitamin D in Post-Menopausal Women

Washington, D.C., March 29, 2017In response to a new study, “Effect of Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation on Cancer Incidence in Older Women,” published online yesterday in JAMA, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

Statement by Duffy MacKay, N.D., senior vice president, scientific & regulatory affairs, CRN: 

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Give Pregnant Women Important Health Advantages

Washington, D.C., March 21, 2017In response to a research letter, “Seven-year Follow-up of Children Born to Women in a Randomized Trial of Prenatal DHA Supplementation,” published online today in JAMA, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

Statement by Duffy MacKay, N.D., senior vice president, scientific & regulatory affairs, CRN: