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‘Craze’ supplement maker warned, launches replacement ‘Frenzy’ overseas

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Driven Sports stopped distributing Craze in 2013 in the wake of a USA Today investigation that reported tests finding an undisclosed amphetamine-like compound in the product. (Alison Young/USA Today)

Driven Sports stopped distributing Craze in 2013 in the wake of a USA Today investigation that reported tests finding an undisclosed amphetamine-like compound in the product. (Alison Young/USA Today)

USA Today reports that the FDA has issued a warning to the maker of the pre-workout supplement Craze. The product was pulled from the shelves of GNC stores on military installations in October following a report that it contained a methamphetamine-like ingredient.

The FDA letter dated April 4 classifies the supplement as “adulterated” for lack of evidence that the ingredient “Dendrobex” has been present in the food supply. Now Craze’s maker, Driven Sports, is marketing a new product – Frenzy – as its replacement.

Read more over at Army Times.

Amanda Miller

Amanda Miller is the editor of OFFduty. Reach her at amiller@gannettgov.com.