Dietary Supplement Industry Bombards Congress with Cash, then Gets its Way
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) released research demonstrating that the dietary supplement industry spent millions of dollars on well-connected lobbyists and made numerous campaign contributions to successfully thwart increased regulatory oversight of supplements.
Nutritional & Dietary Supplements - Influence Explorer: Campaign Finance and Lobbying
Nutritional & Dietary Supplements has given $19,551,747 in campaign contributions from 1989 to 2014. See where the money went on Influence Explorer.
Nutritional & Dietary Supplements - Open Secrets
Breakdown of lobbying expenditures on the industry.
Study Warns of Diet Supplement Dangers Kept Quiet by F.D.A. - The New York Times
A new study makes public what the F.D.A. did not: the names of diet and workout supplements that contain the chemical BMPEA, which is similar to amphetamines.
American Herbal Products Association
American Herbal Products Association - The National Trade Association and Voice of the Herbal Products Industry.
Apollo Global Management - Influence Explorer: Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Regulations
Apollo Global Management has given $816,145 in campaign contributions from 2007 to 2014. See where the money went on Influence Explorer.
Open Secrets - Apollo Global Management
A special interest's lobbying activity may go up or down over time, depending on how much attention the federal government is giving their issues. Particularly active clients often retain multiple lobbying firms, each with a team of lobbyists, to press their case for them.
Council for Responsible Nutrition-The Science Behind the Supplements
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973, is one of the dietary supplement industry's leading trade associations representing ingredient suppliers and manufacturers. CRN members adhere to a strong code of ethics, comply with dosage limits and manufacture dietary supplements to high quality standards under good manufacturing practices.
Council for Responsible Nutrition - Open Secrets
Information on the Council for Responsible Nutrition from Open Secrets.
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