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MARCH 17, 2022 WASHINGTON—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today debunked myths about melatonin, a common sleep aid, ahead of this year’s National Sleep Day, March 18. According to CRN's 2021… read more
MARCH 16, 2022 WASHINGTON—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today commented on the results of the Cocoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS), which were published on March 16, 2022, in… read more
MARCH 9, 2022 WASHINGTON—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced promotions for four staffers and two new employees to its team. Megan Olsen was promoted to senior vice president and… read more
FEBRUARY 15, 2022 WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, applauds today’s confirmation of Robert M. Califf, MD, as Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The following… read more
FEBRUARY 11, 2022 Existing Federal AER System Adequately Tracks Data Washington, D.C. – The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, responded to a recent commentary appearing in the Military Times and other… read more
FEBRUARY 7, 2022 Results from a study, Adverse effects associated with use of specific dietary supplements: The US Military Dietary Supplement Use Study, were recently published in Food and Chemical Toxicity. Dr. Rick Kingston, an expert in the area of adverse event monitoring and analysis with… read more
FEBRUARY 2, 2022 In response to the JAMA research letter, "Trends in Use of Melatonin Supplements Among US Adults, 1999–2018," CRN provides the following comments: While the authors reported an increase in melatonin use based on NHANES data from 1999 to 2018, melatonin use in the population is… read more
JANUARY 28, 2022 WASHINGTON, DC — CRN is amplifying positive news about vitamin D and fish oil supplements coming out of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital. A new study published in BMJ showed vitamin D and omega-3 fish oil supplementation protected people over 50 against… read more
JANUARY 27, 2022 Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is pleased to announce the addition of 17 new companies to its membership rolls, along with the election of five executives to its Board of Directors, all effective January 25, 2022. The newly elected and re-elected… read more
JANUARY 26, 2022 Association dissatisfied with agency’s response; asserts NAC is a safe, grandfathered ingredient; stressed need for swift and ‘substantive’ response from FDA WASHINGTON—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and… read more