Mannatech’s Chief Science Officer to serve as vice chairman of the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s Senior Scientific Advisory Council (SSAC)
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a Washington, D.C.-based trade association that represents dietary supplement manufacturers and ingredient suppliers, has selected Dr. Robert Sinnott, Mannatech, Incorporated’s Chief Science Officer, to serve as vice chairman of their Senior Scientific Advisory Council (SSAC). The SSAC is made up of the highest ranking science officers of member companies who have volunteered to advise the CRN staff and the association’s board of directors on major scientific issues.
“It’s an honor to be selected by the CRN board chairman, and I look forward to working with the SSAC and other industry leaders as we continue to take a proactive approach toward advancing the wellness industry,” said Dr. Sinnott. “Serving in this role is a good opportunity to further influence industry issues, such as validating safety, quality and beneficial effects of dietary supplements and functional foods. Active members of the SSAC represent many decades of scientific knowledge. It will be a great privilege to work with them and the scientific leadership of the CRN to address scientific and economic issues facing us at a national level.”
In addition to complying with a host of federal and state regulations governing dietary supplements, CRN members also agree to adhere to CRN’s Code of Ethics and to voluntary guidelines for product manufacturing and marketing. Dr. Sinnott also represents Mannatech on CRN’s board of directors. Mannatech has been a member of CRN since 2002.Apr 27, 2009 at 2:43 pm | Press Releases