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2010-05-26 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a leading national dietary supplement trade association, today testified on behalf of the dietary supplement industry, before the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging. The hearing was titled "Dietary Supplements: What Seniors Need to Know." In his remarks, Mr. Mister reassured the more than 150 million Americans who take dietary supplements each year that, "The dietary supplement...

2010-02-11 09:40:00

Partnership Encourages Americans to Get Educated During National Wise Consumer Health Month--to Stay Healthy Year-Round WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a recent study by the "Life...supplemented" consumer wellness initiative, close to half of Americans (44 percent) are "WannabeWELLs"--that is, they want to be healthier and they have good intentions, but they may not know where to start. In honor of National Wise Consumer Health Month, started by the...

2010-02-03 16:18:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a press conference today held by Senator John McCain (R-AZ) introducing, "The Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010," the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement: Statement by Steve Mister, President and CEO, CRN: "The responsible dietary supplement industry represents the health and wellness interests of more than 150...

2010-02-01 16:36:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the publication of a review article, "Use of Herbal Products and Potential Interactions in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease," published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement: Statement by Douglas MacKay, N.D., vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs,...

2009-12-29 15:08:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the publication of a study, "Ginkgo biloba for Preventing Cognitive Decline in Older Adults," published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement: Statement by Douglas MacKay, N.D., vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN: "It is important to put this...

2009-12-21 07:00:00

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr. Carl W. Hastings, vice chairman and chief scientific officer of Reliv International, Inc., was elected to the board of directors of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the nation's leading trade association for the dietary supplement industry. Dr. Hastings oversees research, development of nutritional products, quality control and manufacturing for Reliv, a direct selling company of nutritional products. He has created...

2009-12-07 15:13:00

Key trade organizations reiterate earlier endorsement of unified advisory for marketers, retailers, and consumers of dietary supplements WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The trade associations of the dietary supplement industry today reaffirmed the industry's support for the responsible sale and use of health-promoting vitamins, minerals, herbs and other dietary supplements. As noted in a similar statement issued on May 1, 2009, these organizations are unaware of any...

2009-12-02 17:59:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a press conference call held today on "Supplement Safety Now," an initiative from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and other organizations, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement: Statement by Steve Mister, President and CEO: "We share the concerns of Travis Tygart (USADA Executive Director) and his colleagues at...

2009-11-09 14:24:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and the National Advertising Review Council (NARC) today announced that they will be extending the dietary supplement advertising review program established in October 2006 for an additional five years. Under the extension agreement, the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) will receive $959,000 from the newly-formed 501(c)(3) CRN Foundation, payable in...

2009-08-11 14:38:00

New Studies Show Healthy Lifestyle Habits Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though years ago everyone was looking for the "magic bullet," or one habit that would reduce the risk of chronic disease, scientific researchers today recognize that it is the combination of many lifestyle factors -- including things such as eating a healthy diet, using dietary supplements and exercising regularly -- that will keep individuals healthy. Two recently...


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