Tuesday, November 16, 2010

So long to caffeinated alcoholic beverages? FDA will ban them, one senator says

MIAMI - OCTOBER 27:  Cans of Four Loko are see...Image by Getty Images via @daylife
From the LA Times:

Caffeinated alcoholic drinks that have been making college kids sick on campuses in several states may not be around much longer -- if news report of their proposed demise are correct.

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), who has supported such a ban, reports Tuesday on his website that the Food and Drug Administration plans to ban caffeinated alcoholic drinks like Four Loko and Joose as an "unsafe food additive to alcoholic beverages.

Read more here: http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-caffeinated-alcohol-drinks-ban-20101116,0,3776751.story
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