CRN signs 13 new members


WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday announced 13 new companies have joined the association’s membership ranks, including Brassica Protection Products; Cadena Bio; doTERRA International; Earthrise Nutritionals; Hermes Pharma; NeoCell; Physician’s Seal; Nutraceutix; Unique Encapsulation Technology; ACG North America; Gilbert LLP-Insurance Recovery Law; Lifesciencerisk; and Pure Branding.

Founded in 1997, Brassica Protection Products is a leader in the research and development of nutritional ingredients derived from cruciferous vegetables, especially broccoli. Brassica extracts glucoraphanin from its own broccoli seeds to produce truebroc glucoraphanin, which is marketed for use in nutritional supplements, functional foods and beverages.

Cadena Bio is at the forefront of mastering the science behind nourishing the human microbiome. Over the last six years, Cadena has perfected a breakthrough technology that creates revolutionary ingredients to feed the microbiome to boost beneficial bacteria naturally.

doTERRA International is a leader in sourcing, testing, manufacturing and distributing certified pure essential oils, including oil-infused dietary supplements, through a global network of more than three million independent direct-sale distributors.

Since 1976, Earthrise Nutritionals has been a pioneer in spirulina production, with current distribution in over 20 countries. Their mission is to benefit the health of consumers by producing, developing, manufacturing and marketing the highest quality spirulina and spirulina-based nutritional products.

Hermes Pharma develops and manufactures user-friendly oral dosage forms—including effervescent and chewable tablets, lozenges, instant drinks and orally disintegrating granules— for healthcare companies.

NeoCell manufactures collagen supplement formulas for youth, beauty and vitality. For more than two decades, NeoCell has delivered the high-potency collagen support products combined with value based pricing to supply access to the molecule collagen.

Physicians Seal is a new company that will focus on the development and commercialization of novel and science-based dietary supplements and OTC drugs. The first product of Physician’s Seal will be launched in 2017.

Nutraceutix is one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of probiotics in North America.Nutraceutix offers the proprietary delivery technology BIO-tract, and provides a wide range of viable and effective probiotic products.

Unique Encapsulation Technology is a contract manufacturer specializing in unique and challenging formulations for encapsulation. The company specializes in vegetarian liquid and suspension fill.

ACG North America is a part of ACG Worldwide and serves the needs of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical markets in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. ACG offers the pharmaceutical and allied industries a wide range of hard capsules along with an array of manufacturing and packaging solutions that are compliant to global regulations.

Gilbert is a Washington, D.C. law firm that focuses its practice on insurance recovery for companies and other insureds, and liability strategy for defendants in tort and other matters.

Lifesciencerisk specializes in underwriting and providing product liability, error and omission liability, and general liability for life science companies engaged in discovery, development, manufacturing, distribution and promotion of products with specialization for the dietary supplement industry.

And Pure Branding is a brand development and marketing agency for leading dietary supplement and functional food companies.

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