CRN Daily Supplement

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CRN comments on NDI draft guidance / Optimize overall health with creatine / #Act4Access this summer

This week, CRN submitted comments in response to FDA’s draft guidance on new dietary ingredient (NDI) filings and enforcement discretion. Rick Kreider, Ph.D., dove into emerging creatine research during CRN’s Sports Nutrition Working Group (SNWG) meeting, get the recap. Plus, help fight hunger this summer and accept the Chairman's Challenge to #Act4Access.

NCCIH strategic plan shifts to 'whole-person health' / State age restriction update / Learn the ‘ABCs’ of marketing children’s supplements

Learn how NCCIH is digging into the continuum between healthy and disease states, and CRN’s government relations team continues to monitor age restriction legislation in the states, reporting on recent updates. Plus, learn the ‘ABCs’ of marketing children’s supplements from experts in the field.

Vitamin D popularity expected to persist, plus—CSI provides timely, accurate background checks, and book by April 22 for CRN/ACI legal conference best pricing

Learn about consumers attitudes on vitamin D and why conducting high-level quality background checks is an important component of risk mitigation for dietary supplement and functional food companies. Plus, The CRN/ACI Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements is returning for its 10th anniversary.

Sustainable packaging must meet regulatory requirements, plus—new GRMA 'Product Integrity Committee' to meet next week, and FDA alerts consumers to potentially contaminated supplements

It’s critical to understand the intersection of new packaging materials and initiatives with FDA regulations. Specific requirements apply when developing packaging because dietary supplement containers are food contact surfaces. Learn more in our March 1 webinar. Plus, GRMA kicks off its Product Integrity Committee with its first meeting next week.

Leaders call for antiracist action to fight inequality in health outcomes, plus—catch up on Olympics-themed sports nutrition content

Only 36% of adults feel that the U.S. healthcare system works for them, according to Ipsos. Deep and persistent inequities in health outcomes between Black Americans and White Americans have been well documented since the first scientific study of poor health outcomes among Black Americans published by W.E.B. Du Bois in 1899. Learn what leaders are saying we should do to drive change.

UNLOCKED EDITION: Movement on MPL / ESHA Research provided labeling compliance resources / Save the date, March 1, for our industry-wide sustainable packaging webinar

Mandatory product listing could see movement in 2022, stakeholders say. Plus, get help with labeling compliance from ESHA Research. And join CRN and Natural Products Insider on March 1 from 2–3 pm Eastern to learn how companies can deliver on consumer demands and innovate while remaining in full regulatory compliance—and more. Registration and additional details coming soon.

Study shows supplements' impact on cancer patients + HR Alert: No more business as usual

Dietary supplement usage may have a positive impact on the quality of life of cancer patients, according to a recent study published in the journal Cancer. Plus, responsible companies can now transform their quality and compliance spends into valuable marketing assets with Healthloq. And don't miss our "HR Alert."