News Release

New Analysis Mischaracterizes Sports Nutrition and Weight Management Supplements

In response to a report published today in an online issue of Clinical Toxicology, “Nine prohibited stimulants found in sports and weight loss supplements,” the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement:

CRN Announces Promotions, New Responsibilities for Three Key Staffers

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced promotions and new responsibilities for three key staffers. Holly Vogtman was promoted to Director, Communications; Rashidah Denton, to Manager, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs; and Gretchen Powers’ role expanded to Senior Director, Marketing & Member Experience.

CRN Applauds Recent House Resolution Recognizing Vitamin D for Decreasing the Severity of COVID-19 — Resolution aims to call attention to benefits of vitamin D in preventing complications from the coronavirus

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, applauds U.S. Representative Glenn Grothman (R-WI) for introducing a House Resolution (H. Res. 116) that recognizes the potential role vitamin D may play in decreasing the severity of COVID-19.

CRN Commends Bipartisan CBD Legislation that Protects Consumer Safety

In response to the introduction of the Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2021, introduced by Representatives Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Morgan Griffith (R-VA), The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued the following statement

CRN Announces New Chairman, 2021 Board of Directors—Chairman Names Officers and Committee Chairs

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, is pleased to announce that Barry Ritz, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President, Professional R&D and Regulatory Affairs, Atrium Innovations, has been elevated to chair of the association’s Board of Directors. Dr. Ritz was elected Chair-Elect in 2019 and will hold the chairman position through 2022, succeeding David Campbell, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs NA and Global Regulatory Affairs, Bayer Consumer Healthcare. Mr. Campbell will continue to serve on the Board as immediate past chair.