Protein Powder Firm Faces Criminal Charges From Economic Adulteration
American Pure Whey says on its website, "we are temporarily discontinuing the sale of products. Please check back in 7 days and you will be able to order our products." But firm previously warned by FDA about GMP deficiencies might want to recalculate how long sales will be stopped due to 41-count indictment on criminal charges.
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