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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 14, 2012—In response to draft recommendations by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on vitamin D and calcium: Statement by Taylor C. Wallace, Ph.D., senior director, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN: “This week’s draft recommendations by the U.S. Preventive… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2012—In response to a draft report by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on vitamin D and calcium: Statement by Taylor C. Wallace, Ph.D., senior director, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN: “The draft report issued today by the U.S. Preventive Services Task… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 23, 2012—In response to the study published today in Heart Journal, “Associations of dietary calcium intake and calcium supplementation with myocardial infarction and stroke risk and overall cardiovascular mortality in the Heidelberg cohort of the European Prospective… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 10, 2012—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and VIRGO today announced details for an industry-wide webinar titled—Overcoming GMP Challenges: Charting a Path to a Successful GMP Inspection—to be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT. This is the next webinar… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2012—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced today that the organizations are working together to remind pharmacists about their legal obligations when selling dietary supplements in a retail setting. CRN and FMI have… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 23, 2012—Diane Birt, Ph.D., and Oliver Chen, Ph.D., were awarded the Mary Swartz Rose Senior Investigator Award and the Mary Swartz Rose Young Investigator Award, respectively, at the American Society for Nutrition’s (ASN) Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting held in… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 17, 2012—The dietary supplement industry’s self-regulatory coalition, the SIDI Work Group, today announced the release of its new draft voluntary guideline, the Dietary Supplement Component Supplier Qualification Guideline. The SIDI Work Group, formerly known as the Joint… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2012―The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must reconsider imposing the pre-market approval paradigm of food additives to dietary supplements as proposed in its New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) Draft Guidance, according to a commentary by the Council for Responsible… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2012—In response to a meta-analysis titled “Efficacy of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements (Eicosapentaenoic Acid and Docosahexaenoic Acid) in the Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease” published online today in the Archives of Internal Medicine, the Council for… read more
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2012―Despite a sluggish economy, over two-thirds of Americans (71 percent) report the economy has not affected their household’s purchasing habits of dietary supplements, according to a survey by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). The most recent CRN Consumer… read more
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