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Meddlers Want FDA To Investigate Caffeine-Infused Gum

Gimbel is calling for a Food and Drug Administration investigation into the newest group of caffeine-infused products. Some of them dissolve on your tongue; some are aerosol shots in your mouth.

He says packaging for mints and especially gum appear to be targeting children and the opportunity for abuse is great.

“That’s why the FDA is stepping in now and saying, `We’d better look at these products and how much caffeine they are putting in these products,’” Gimbel said.

Source: CBS Baltimore. Read full article. (link)

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