Sunset Natural Injunction Continues Rise In DoJ Supplement GMP Complaints
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
After litigating six civil complaints in 2014, DoJ’s uptick in bringing criminal and civil cases concerning supplement GMP violations in 2015 comes with the industry’s Senate champions, Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Martin Heinrich, D-NM, urging prosecutions against marketers of spiked products.
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Key industry allies say they are “deeply concerned” about “blatant criminal activity” in products marketed as supplements but containing anabolic steroids or other drugs. “Bring a few of these actions and you scare people into the idea that … you could actually go to jail,” says attorney Frederick Stearns.