CRN Foundation’s Vitamin D & Me! Campaign Wins NutraIngredients-USA Award for Best Industry Initiative
CRN Announces Three New Staff members
JAMA research letter—Trends in Use of Melatonin Supplements Among US Adults, 1999–2018
VITAL study investigates vitamin D and fish oil effects on autoimmune disease incidence
A new study published in BMJ showed vitamin D and omega-3 fish oil supplementation protected people over 50 against developing autoimmune disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and inflammatory bowel disease.
CRN Announces New Roster of Board, Executive Committee Members, 17 Member Companies
CRN Files Comments with FDA, Calls for Swift Agency Response to Citizen Petition on NAC Status
The Council for Responsible Nutrition today announced it filed comments with FDA calling for the agency to respond to its citizen petition on the status of products containing N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC). CRN expressed its dissatisfaction with the agency’s most recent response, provided evidence of NAC as a safe, grandfathered ingredient, and stressed the need for a “substantive” response from FDA about the status of NAC as a legal dietary supplement ingredient.
FDA Announces Qualified Health Claim for Magnesium in Response to CRN-supported Petition
CRN applauds FDA’s announcement today to exercise enforcement discretion for qualified health claims regarding magnesium and reduced risk of high blood pressure. The announcement was in response to a petition sponsored by CRN and other organizations filed on behalf of the Center for Magnesium Education and Research LLC, and allows qualified health claims on the relationship between magnesium and a reduced risk of high blood pressure in conventional foods and dietary supplements.
CRN Disappointed With FDA Response to NAC Citizen Petition
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today expressed its disappointment with FDA’s response to its citizen petition about the status of N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) as a legal dietary supplement.
CRN Announces Addition of 10 New Companies to Membership Rolls
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced the addition of 10 new companies to its membership rolls. The members, added during the second and third quarters of 2021, include an array of supplement manufacturers and service providers and represent a growing CRN membership.