U.S. Military Investigates Supplement Ingredient DMAA, Bans Sales
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
DoD suspends DMAA sales at military stores after regulators in Canada and New Zealand restricted access and as some U.S. firms change how they market and label the ingredient. These moves and the potential for an FDA review could lead to enforcement against DMAA similar to the 2004 ban against ephedra’s use in supplements.
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