- Disclosure of total caffeine content from both added and naturally occurring sources of caffeine – e.g., green tea, coffee bean, guarana, yerba mate, added caffeine.
- Label advisories when using more than 100mg/serving to children, those sensitive to caffeine, pregnant or nursing women, and those with a medical condition or taking pharmaceuticals. (FDA says 400mg/day is safe)
- Serving size and daily intake recommendations.
- Restraints against marketing in combination with alcohol or to counter the immediate effects of alcohol.
Caffeine labeling: 4 ways to do the right thing
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has issued these recommended guidelines surrounding use of caffeine in products. Heed and succeed.