For the third consecutive year, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) brought its member companies to Capitol Hill to discuss with legislators issues of importance to the industry. This year’s event included visits with 40 different House and Senate offices, including meetings with Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Rep. Chris Cannon (R-UT), Rep. Mary Bono (R-CA) and Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ). A variety of matters were addressed, including CRN’s support of H.R. 1545 (Dietary Supplement and Healthy Meal Replacement Parity Act) and S.1546 (Food Stamp Vitamin and Mineral Improvement Act 2005), as well as mandatory reporting of serious AERs for dietary supplements.
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Rep. Mike Ferguson (R-NJ), Lisa Hadesman, CRN; Jay Hawkins, The Alpine Group (CRN’s legislative firm); and David Christensen, CRN Board Member & Bayer Corporation executive.
Contact: Lisa Hadesman
Council for Responsible Nutrition
[Photo credit: Paul Morigi]