STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices
Supplement Company Enters Into Consent Decree to Stop Making Ephedra Product
April 25, 2002
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Attorneys for Biogenics Inc. and E'OLA International signed a consent decree April 12 to cease the distribution and manufacture of Amp II Pro Drops and other products after it was discovered the supplements contained ephedrine hydrochloride. United States v. E'OLA International, 01cv820c (D. Utah).
The decree, signed by Utah State District Judge Tena Campbell, prohibits the company from distributing any products with ephedrine hydrochloride or any synthetic ephedrine alkaloids.
The complaint for forfeiture was filed on Oct. 22, 2001, claiming the supplements were in violation of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and lacked the proper ...