Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

USA: FDA Calls 7 Caffeine-Alcohol Drinks Unsafe

Samstag 20. November 2010 von htm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration told the manufacturers of seven caffeinated alcoholic beverages Wednesday that their drinks are a “public health concern” and can’t stay on the market in their current form.
The move follows a year-long review by the FDA, which gave the companies 15 days to either reformulate their products or face possible seizure under federal law, said Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, the agency’s principal deputy commissioner. Experts have said the caffeine used in the beverages can mask the effects of alcohol, leaving drinkers unaware of how intoxicated they are. … (Source: Google Alcohol News, 11/18/10) ksfm.radio.com, 11/17/10

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