According to news sources, raw materials for dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids have been seized by U.S Marshals directed by the Food and Drug Administration in an attempt to reign in on the banned material.
The seizure of the raw materials imported by Infinity Marketing Group, Inc. totals a value of about $70,000.
The FDA has been heavily involved in attempting to reign in the material found in certain dietary supplements after a 2004 ban was issued due to the potential risks associated with the material, which include heart attack, stroke and death.
The FDA confirmed in a chemical analysis of shipping drums that the banned materials were reportedly present without being identified through the drum labels.
The seizure took place in Rancho Dominguez in California as part of a continues effort to remove the dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids from the market.
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