News Release

Dietary Supplement Usage Increases, Says New Survey

Washington, D.C., October 19, 2017—The latest results from an annual survey on dietary supplements reveals an all-time high for supplement usage among U.S. adults, with 76 percent reporting they consume dietary supplements, up five percentage points from last year’s results. The new survey, 2017 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements, was commissioned by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs. The survey also found that nearly nine in ten (87 percent) U.S.

CRN Announces Supplement OWL Advisory Board

Washington, D.C., October 17, 2017—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement industry, today announced the creation of an Advisory Board for the Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library), the dietary supplement product registry. Eight individuals have been appointed to serve on the Board, including representatives from dietary supplement companies (CRN members and non-members) and other representatives of the industry, along with two technical advisors.

CRN Welcomes Six New Companies

Washington, D.C., October 10, 2017—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced six new companies have joined the association’s membership ranks. These companies include: Voting Members — Catalent; Jigsaw Health LLC; RoundTable Healthcare Partners; Santa Cruz Nutritionals; Vitabiotics; and Associate Member — Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP.

The new member companies are:

Voting Members

Catalent

Dietary Supplement Caucus Briefing Shines Light on Nutritional Intakes of U.S. Adults

Washington, D.C., October 3, 2017—“The best way to improve dietary intake is diversification, fortification, and supplementation,” said Regan Bailey, Ph.D., R.D., M.P.H, associate professor, Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University, at the 31st Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus briefing held last week on Capitol Hill. Speaking before an audience of more than 60 Congressional staffers and guests, Dr. Bailey discussed dietary supplement use and nutrient intakes in U.S.

CRN Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan SNAP Vitamin and Mineral Improvement Act—Legislation would provide multivitamin access, additional choice for SNAP recipients

Washington, D.C., September 27, 2017—In response to the introduction of HR 3841, the SNAP Vitamin and Mineral Improvement Act of 2017, 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 Mike Greene, senior vice president, government relations, CRN: 

CRN Decries Harm to Public Interest and Calls Out Significant Legal Deficiencies in Amarin Pharma Complaint against Omega-3 Companies—Asks ITC to Reject Investigation

Washington, D.C., September 14, 2017—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement industry, today strongly urged the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) to reject a complaint filed by Amarin Pharma Inc. and Amarin Pharmaceuticals Ireland Ltd. against 18 manufacturers of concentrated EPA omega-3 fish oil and companies that market concentrated EPA omega-3 dietary supplements.

CRN Announces Key Speakers for 'The Conference,' Industry-wide Symposium for the Dietary Supplement and Functional Food Industry—Journalistic Icon Bob Woodward and other experts in their fields to address industry executives

Washington D.C., September 5, 2017—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced several keynote speakers for its upcoming event, The Conference, taking place Oct. 18–21 at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, in Marana, Arizona, just outside Tucson.