FDA official: Safety of new caffeine uses is still unclear

08/7/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

The FDA is having a hard time planning its next move on the safety of new caffeine uses, such as in energy drinks, due to the lack of clear consensus on the issue, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods Michael Taylor said Tuesday. "Caffeine is an extraordinarily complex scientific puzzle, regulatory puzzle, public health puzzle for us," he said. "Getting the science right and getting our understanding of the public health issue in this new environment are the first crucial steps," he added.

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