News Release

CRN Voluntary Guidelines Reinforce Industry Commitment to Consumer Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2018 –The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announces two developments to its collection of proactive, science-based voluntary guidelines and best practices: new recommended guidelines for products containing SARMs and updates to its

CRN Applauds Passage of Farm Bill in U.S. House—Legislation’s inclusion of SNAP Vitamin and Mineral Improvement Act as an amendment grants SNAP recipients the power of choice

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2018 – In response to the passage of HR 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act (also known as the Farm Bill), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today issued the following statement:

Statement from Steve Mister, president & CEO, CRN: 

Hidden Hunger Strikes Core of Health and Vitality

Washington, D.C., June 19, 2018—Micronutrient deficiencies affect more than one in four people in the United States, a sobering statistic shared with the 130-person audience at last week’s Dietary Supplement Caucus (DSC) luncheon briefing on hidden hunger. The briefing, held on June 13, was led by Jeffrey Blumberg, Ph.D., professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and senior scientist, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University.

CRN Announces Top Business Strategy Expert Rita McGrath Will Speak at ‘The Conference’

Dietary supplement industry event takes place Oct. 16–19  at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Washington, D.C., June 19, 2018—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced that globally-recognized management thinker Rita McGrath will speak at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry. Ms.

Registration Now Open for ‘The Conference’ and ‘The Workshop’—CRN’s premier industry-wide events to take place at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, Oct. 16–19

Washington, D.C., June 12,  2018—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced that registration is open for its annual industry-wide educational and networking events—The Workshop: CRN’s Day of Science, taking place Oct. 16, and The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry, taking place Tuesday, Oct. 16, through Friday, Oct.

A Tax on Weight Loss Products Would Harm, Not Help

Washington, D.C., June 7, 2018—In response to a new study, “Could a Tax on Unhealthy Products Sold for Weight Loss Reduce Consumer Use? A Novel Estimation of Potential Taxation Effects,” published online earlier this week in Preventive Medicine, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

New Report Examines Optimal Nutrition in Ageing Populations

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 6, 2018—Amidst the pursuit to uncover the recipe for extending high quality of life as we age, “there are likely many well-conceived possible lifestyle options that can be modified to achieve improved health and optimize the lifespan,” concludes a new report titled “Healthy ageing: the natural consequences of good nutrition—a conference report,” published online May 24 in the European Journal of Nutrition.1

CRN Announces Agenda for ‘The Workshop’ 2018

Industry-wide scientific symposium to take place in tandem with ‘The Conference’ at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, Oct. 16–19

Washington, D.C., June 5, 2018—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced the agenda for The Workshop: CRN’s Day of Science, taking place Tuesday, Oct. 16.

New Study Reveals Good News for B Vitamins, Folic Acid in Reducing Stroke Risk

Washington, D.C., May 30, 2018—In response to a new review, “Supplemental Vitamins and Minerals for CVD Prevention and Treatment,” published online earlier this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement: