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2011-07-01 08:27:00

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to yesterday's introduction of S. 1310, the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011, by Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement. Statement by Steve Mister, President & CEO, CRN: "CRN opposes the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011 because it is a misguided bill that doesn't...

2011-04-13 16:25:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a new government report on dietary supplement usage among U.S. adults from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement. Statement by Steve Mister, President & CEO, CRN: "We're encouraged to see the government confirm what we've...

2010-12-15 10:53:00

--Industry demonstrates unity in support of agency actions, consumer safety-- WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The dietary supplement industry's leading trade associations today joined forces with FDA to support heightened efforts to address significant public health problems posed by products that are illegally marketed as dietary supplements but contain the same active ingredients as FDA-approved drugs or other ingredients that do not qualify as dietary...

2010-11-30 11:29:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the passage of S. 510, FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act (FDAFSMA) in the United States Senate, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement: Statement by Steve Mister, President & CEO, CRN: "CRN is pleased that the Senate today passed S. 510, FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FDAFSMA). CRN and its member...

2010-11-30 08:21:00

- Increased DRI, Step In Right Direction Still Falls Short, CRN Says - WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, today called the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine's (IOM) newly released report on the Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) levels for vitamin D "a modest step in the right direction that fell short of truly capturing the extensive and positive...

2010-11-08 19:57:01

Study reinforces that supplements are an important part of a preventative health regimen A study published in the November edition of Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association suggests that taking docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) may improve memory and learning in older adults with mild cognitive impairments. This is promising news for many aging Americans who are searching for options to maintain memory and support overall cognitive health. The "Memory Improvement with...

2010-10-20 12:54:56

Association Reinforces the Importance of DHA Before, During and After Pregnancy In response to a study regarding fish oil use during pregnancy published in the October 20 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement industry, reminds pregnant and lactating women of the undisputed importance of consuming the recommended amounts of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) throughout...

2010-07-30 16:22:34

Meta-analysis does not undermine entire body of research on essential mineral A broad range of scientific research has demonstrated that an adequate intake of calcium plays an important role in building and maintaining optimum bone mass, and a recent meta-analysis published online in the British Medical Journal should not cause consumers to doubt the value of calcium supplements for maintaining bone health. "Adequate calcium intake is vital to building and maintaining healthy bones, and to...

2010-07-08 10:30:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking at a public meeting held in response to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) Draft Report, Dr. Andrew Shao, Ph.D., senior vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), presented the following oral comments: "I'm Dr. Andrew Shao, and I am here today representing the Council for Responsible Nutrition. More than 150 million Americans supplement their diets each year with...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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