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Company: GNC Holdings Inc.
Current Parent CompanyHarbin Pharmaceutical Group
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Penalty: $2,250,000
Year: 2016
Date: December 7, 2016
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: drug or medical equipment safety violation
Violation Description: GNC Holdings Inc. entered into a wide-ranging agreement with the Department of Justice to reform its practices related to potentially unlawful dietary ingredients and dietary supplements, and has further promised to embark on a series of voluntary initiatives designed to improve the quality and purity of dietary supplements. As part of the agreement, GNC agreed to pay $2.25 million to the U.S. government and cooperate in dietary supplement investigations conducted by the government.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Food and Drug Administration referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Prosecution Agreement: non-prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Current Parent: China
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: government-owned
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
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