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Senators Introduce Legislation Against SARMs

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) applauded Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) for the introduction of legislation that will increase...

Congressmen Ask IRS: Include Supplements as “Medical Expenses”

Washington, D.C.—Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA) and other lawmakers asked IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig to allow selected categories of nutritional supplements to be considered “medical...

CBD: Proof that DSHEA Works?

October marked the 25th anniversary of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA)—on October 23, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), American Herbal...

Tentative Deal Reached on Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Negotiators in Congress have struck a tentative deal on the Farm Bill. “We’re pleased to announce that we’ve reached an agreement in...

2018 Natural Products Day: Keeping Up Appearances at the Capitol

Washington, D.C. — On April 18, the Natural Products Association (NPA) held its annual Natural Products Day, during which NPA members lobby their representatives...
GMO

New Bill Would Make Supplements Eligible Under SNAP Benefits

Washington, D.C. — In July, legislation was introduced which would make multivitamin dietary supplements an allowable purchase for the 8 million people receiving assistance...

Utah’s Rep. Love New Supplement Caucus Co-Chair

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Industry applauded Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, who has taken on a new leadership role as a co-chair of the Congressional Dietary Supplement...

House Lawmaker Calls for Hearing of Amazon-Whole Foods Market Deal

Washington, D.C. — Rep. David Cillicine (D-R.I.), the top Democrat on the House subcommittee on regulatory reform, commercial and antitrust law wrote a letter...
GMO

New Spending Bill Allocates Funding to Promote GMOs

Washington, D.C. — An article in the Washington Post reports that as part of the spending bill passed by Congress this week to avoid...
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Compromise on National GMO Labeling Reached

Washington, D.C.—Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and Pat Roberts (R-KS), the Committee Chairman, reached...