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On the road to caffeine labeling

On the road to caffeine labeling

AERs prompt Durbin to press FDA on safety of energy drinks.

The noise surrounding the safety of energy beverages—especially when targeted to younger consumers—has reached fever pitch of late. Here’s a brief timeline of the major news events driving the debate forward into a clear locus of concern for the U.S. Food & Drug Administration in 2013.

What happened?

DECEMBER 2011: Anäis Fournier, a Maryland teenager, drinks two 24-ounce cans of Monster Energy within 24 hours an

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