CRN issues the following public statement in response to Sen. Durbin’s letter to trade organizations in the dietary supplement industry regarding tianeptine

MARCH 19, 2024 – CRN shares the Senator’s grave concerns that tianeptine is being fraudulently marketed as a dietary supplement when it is an unsafe and illegal substance. CRN’s members, and all responsible supplement marketers, do not sell this ingredient and condemn the sale of it.

CRN Pushes Back on Government Prenatal Dietary Supplement Report

January 16, 2024 — On January 11, 2024, the GAO released a report titled “Prenatal Supplements: Amounts of Some Key Nutrients Differed from Product Labels.” The report details that a laboratory, contracted by GAO, analyzed 12 prenatal supplements for specific nutrient levels. The investigation asserts that 11 out of 12 supplements deviated from their labeled amounts for at least one nutrient (folic acid, iodine, iron, vitamin A, C, or E), potentially leading to overconsumption or under consumption of the labeled nutrients.