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CRN membership grows with four new members

CRN membership grows with four new members

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has added four new companies to its membership roster, taking its total membership to 143.

Arizona Nutritional Supplements, Inc. and Ingredion Inc. have joined as voting members, and AccentHealth and UL Consumer Products have joined as associate members.

“We are very pleased with the consistent growing number of companies that are recognizing the immense benefits of membership with CRN,” said Steve Mister, CRN president and CEO. “Not only are we seeking out leading companies that are committed to promoting and sustaining a responsible industry, but more and more, those companies willing to invest in the industry’s future are finding us.” 

Arizona Nutritional Supplements, Inc. is a full-service contract and private label manufacturer of tablets, capsules and powder formulations for the dietary and nutrition supplement markets.

Ingredion Inc. is a global ingredients solutions provider, specializing in nature-based sweeteners, starches and nutritional ingredients. For over 100 years, the company has supplied ingredients to the food, beverage, brewing and pharmaceutical industries as well as numerous industrial sectors.

AccentHealth is a leading patient education point-of-care media company, featuring a health education network with CNN-produced programming.

UL Consumer Products is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety and quality solutions. Through the development of the UL Consumer Products division, including the acquisition of STR in 2011, UL is uniquely positioned to help clients in the dietary supplement industry in developing testing protocols, standards, and quality assurance programs. 

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