US Agents Seize $2M In DMAA Supplements

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 6:52 PM EST) -- U.S. enforcement agents have seized more than $2 million in dietary supplements from weight loss and energy supplement maker Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Inc. that contain the controversial stimulant dimethylamylamine, or DMAA, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday.

The move comes amid a dispute between Hi-Tech and the FDA, in which the Georgia-based firm is arguing that the FDA has not carried out the required rulemaking process to formally ban the stimulant.

The agency, which asked U.S. marshals to seize the dietary supplements, said DMAA is...
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