This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Supplement maker is fined $2.3 mil. for failing to disclose use of ephedrine hydrochloride and caffeine anhydrous in products labeled "All Natural" under Denver federal court ruling July 7. Owner and president James Cameron receives same fine and is sentenced to 21 months in prison by Judge Walker Miller. The company and Cameron pleaded guilty in January to charges of conspiring to hide use of the substances from FDA. In exchange for the pleas, the U.S. attorney dismissed remaining charges stemming from Chemins' manufacture of Formula One supplements with ma huang and kola nut between December 1992 and June 1994 (1"The Tan Sheet" Oct. 25, 1999, p. 5)
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