FDA Official Leery Of Age Limits On Caffeinated Foods

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 6:22 PM EDT) -- A top U.S. Food and Drug Administration official said Friday that it may not be practical to impose age restrictions on the purchase of caffeine-infused food, days after the agency announced it was considering cracking down on the products.

Michael Taylor, the deputy commissioner for foods and veterinary medicine at the agency, said in an interview posted on the FDA's website that it would be difficult to enforce age restrictions on the products, which some legal observers had pegged as a possible path forward for the...
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