17-May-2013 - A Swedish lab has found amphetamine-like compounds in sports supplements containing a herbal extract that has been touted as a replacement for widely banned stimulant, DMAA. But the lab said the compounds were not illegal, while the product maker has vehemently defended its product, Craze.
15-Apr-2013 - The FDA’s stance that DMAA is not a dietary ingredient and its urging to consumers to avoid supplements containing the ingredient have been welcomed by key industry stakeholders, including USADA, ABC, UNPA, NPA, and CRN.
12-Apr-2013 - After reviewing the response from USPlabs about the use of DMAA as an ingredient in dietary supplements, the FDA has concluded that the evidence is ‘insufficient’, NutraIngredients-USA can report.
20-Mar-2013 - The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and the Natural Products Association (NPA) say they are alarmed - and rather baffled - by a new bill proposed by New York state senator Jeff Klein targeting sports supplements.
07-Mar-2013 - New York State Senate Majority Coalition Leader Jeff Klein is seeking to ban the sale of products containing the controversial ingredient DMAA (dimethylamylamine) in the Empire State.
16-Feb-2013 - USPlabs, the maker of the DMAA-containing sports supplement Jack3d, has received a warning letter over drug claim violations and GMP deficiencies, the Food and Drug Administration confirmed Friday.
11-Feb-2013 - Driven Sports, maker of the preworkout supplement Craze, announced that a class action lawsuit against the product has been dismissed.
08-Feb-2013 - The studies that claim to have found DMAA present in geranium are suspect both because of where they were published–in an open-access, pay-for-publication journal–and because of problems with the studies themselves, a new article by the American Botanical Council concludes.
31-Jan-2013 - A single dose of the banned stimulant DMAA was the most probable cause of the heart attack that killed Claire Squires in hospital after she collapsed during the final metres of the 2012 London marathon.
22-Jan-2013 - After a tidal wave of lawsuits and months of heated debate about the regulatory status of the stimulant DMAA (1,3-Dimethylamylamine), USPLabs has agreed to settle a nationwide class action suit challenging the legality and safety of its top-selling DMAA supplements OxyELITE Pro and Jack3d.
14-Dec-2012 - In January, NutraIngredients-USA raised its head above the parapet and made some predictions for 2012. As the year draws to a close, we look back on what did and didn’t come to pass.
03-Dec-2012 - Controversial ingredient DMAA has been detected in geranium from select regions of China, but not all, according to a new study from the University of Memphis and funded by USPLabs.
12-Sep-2012 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued another warning letter for DMAA, with Irvine, CA-based Regeneca receiving the letter for its RegeneSlim product.
10-Sep-2012 - There is a moment at the end of the legendary computer game, Mortal Kombat, where you have just beaten seven shades of something out of your opponent and all that is left is one final blow. ‘Finish him!’ says the game, and you ready your thumbs for the coup de grâce…
06-Sep-2012 - Guess what? DMAA is not found in extracts from four different species of geranium and three cultivars, and the ingredient in a leading dietary supplement is probably synthetic, says a new analysis from Italian researchers.
05-Sep-2012 - Spanish and Dutch authorities have added to the growing list of countries issuing warnings against the pre-workout and weight loss stimulant, DMAA (dimethylamylimine/ methylhexanamine).
28-Aug-2012 - The UK has ended months of ambiguity by banning controversial stimulant DMAA, after its medicines agency won an appeal against a retailer of the most popular brand – USPlabs’ Jack3D.
23-Aug-2012 - The Maltese Health Inspectorate Services has warned against pre-workout stimulant DMAA (1,3-dimethylamylamine/methylhexaneamine).
22-Aug-2012 - The German food safety agency has warned people with increased blood pressure and those suffering from cardiovascular disease off disputed stimulant DMAA, and called for a probe into its legal status.
16-Aug-2012 - Analytical experts from NSF International and USADA have voiced concerns over the new DMAA analysis that claims to confirm the presence of DMAA in geranium, NutraIngredients-USA can report.