Palm Springs, CA—Today at the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)’s The Conference, CRN released some findings from the 2015 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements.

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Palm Springs, CA—Mary K. Engle, associate director for advertising practices in the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), gave supplements marketers a bit more insight into FTC’s current thinking on advertising at the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s The Conference. Engle offered industry members five take-home points to consider about dietary supplements advertising:

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Morristown, NJ—With transparency a key concern for many consumer, PLT Health Solutions launched the PLT360 program at SupplySide West. Devin Stagg, vice president of strategy and business development at PLT Health Solutions, explained, “Trust builds brands.”

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In a panel discussion about botanical testing methods during SupplySide West, industry experts addressed a top-of-mind issue: DNA testing. Elan Sudberg, CEO of Alkemist Laboratories, noted that DNA-Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is “newer and better than DNA barcoding.”


Seven esteemed experts on dietary supplements regulations kicked off the Wednesday morning SupplySide West program with a panel discussion about the state of the dietary supplements industry and which issues might surface in the near future.