Advancing Mandatory Product Listing
CRN strongly supports the creation of a mandatory product listing (MPL) housed at FDA to provide transparency to regulators, retailers and consumers alike.
Help CRN advance efforts to enact federal legislation that would establish an MPL for dietary supplements in the U.S. market. Contact your elected officials, thank Senators Durbin and Braun for their leadership—be heard! Find your member of Congress.
Op-Ed: 80% of Americans take dietary supplements. Better oversight and safety are musts—President & CEO Steve Mister in the Indy Star
The FDA needs more information on supplements. Consumers’ safety is at risk.—The Pew Charitable Trusts Liz Richardson in the Chicago Tribune
LEARN MORE ABOUT MANDATORY PRODUCT LISTING FOR SUPPLEMENTS:
MAY 16: What If There Were A Registry?—Steve Mister in CRN's Supplemental blog
APRIL 29: Mandatory Product Listing: It Won’t 'Wash the Windows' Either!—Steve Mister in NutraIngredients-USA
APRIL 27: Ignore the Red Herrings: Myths & Facts about Mandatory Product Listing—Steve Mister in Nutraceuticals World
APRIL 26: Durbin, Braun introduce legislation to improve safety and ensure transparency of dietary supplement industry
Additional resources and coverage:
CRN's blog, Supplemental: Pondering New Platforms, Straw Men, and Driver’s Licenses
Short Briefs with Josh Long, special edition: Trade associations debate mandatory product listing
- DSQC: The time is now to enact the mandatory product listing
- Pew: Congress must pass mandatory product listing legislation to protect consumers
- CRN Daily Supplement—UNLOCKED EDITION: Mandatory product listing could see movement in 2022, stakeholders say
- Stakeholder group members explain support for mandatory product listing
- What's next for the supplement industry?
Learn '4 Things to Know About Mandatory Product Listing'
Learn how the Supplement OWL is a model for product listing.
Catch up on CRN's thought leadership on MPL in the articles below:
Stop the sale of bogus supplements as a cure or treatment for COVID-19
by Julia Gustafson with Liz Richardson of The Pew Charitable Trusts in The Hill
A Mandatory Dietary Supplement Registry: Transparency as ‘disinfectant’
by Steve Mister in RAPS Regulatory Focus
Mandatory Product Listing: Beneficial, or Burdensome?
by Steve Mister in WholeFoods Magazine