Look Out For Possible Changes In Energy Drink Industry
February 19, 2013, 5:24 PM EST
Law360, New York (February 19, 2013, 5:24 PM EST) -- Following demands from Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., for tougher oversight of energy drinks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration responded at the end of November, indicating that even though it will consider consulting outside experts on energy drink health effects, it had no immediate plans to change any relevant laws.
Though the FDA has not convened a panel on energy drinks before, Canadian authorities have. And if the Canadian results are any indication, the FDA will not introduce any age-related bans...