Energy drinks and caffeine-related adverse effects.

  title={Energy drinks and caffeine-related adverse effects.},
  author={K. Sepkowitz},
  volume={309 3},
  • K. Sepkowitz
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • In 1911, under authority granted by the recently enacted Food and Drug Act, US agents seized 40 kegs and 20 barrels of Coca-Cola syrup in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The group, led by chief chemist Harvey Wiley, considered the caffeine in Coca-Cola to be a significant public health hazard (both cocaine and alcohol had been removed from the recipe in the previous decade). The case continued for years. Eventually Coca-Cola decreased the caffeine content in this product and legal action was dropped… CONTINUE READING
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