News Release

CRN Calls on Congress to Address the Dietary Ingredient Clarification in the FD&C Act

APRIL 27, 2021 —Proposed changes will combat adulterated products and clarify FDA’s role as the regulator of products represented as dietary supplements— WASHINGTON—Today, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement and functional food industry, announced its support for revisions to the federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) that address a clarification to the definition of a “dietary supplement”. The proposed modifications will clarify FDA’s authority over products masquerading as dietary supplements regardless of their contents and will combat adulterated products in the market.