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Caffeine in Kids' Foods 'Dangerous': US Regulator

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The US food and drug regulator on Friday called the addition of caffeine to children's foods like chewing gum and jelly beans "dangerous" and warned of a possible crackdown.

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Jason S (50)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 7:29 pm
Good posting, thanks

Birgit W (160)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 3:49 am
... and we wonder why kids get treated with medicine because they are supposedly hyperactive! This has to be stopped.

Carol H (229)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 5:32 am
noted and agreed, thanks Agnes

. (0)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 11:26 am
This is just incredible. Children who are taken to fast food places, and suck down Coke?Pepsi from the fountain are taking in days worth of caffine. Then, let them have a sugary dessert....

Past Member (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 4:16 am
..."a slew of "high energy" foods on the market sporting substantial added caffeine, including pancake syrups, instant oatmeal, waffles, potato chips, marshmallows and sunflower seeds." ------ WTH?!!! That is crazy!

Gloria picchetti (304)
Monday May 6, 2013, 4:41 am
I was lucky to grow up in the 50s. Food didn't contain a lot of supplements and chemicals. I did drink tea almost every day. Sometimes I had coffee too.

Past Member (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 5:29 am
Act now for our future

Past Member (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:43 am
Caffeine is a dangerous and highly addictive drug. Children should not be exposed to it.

Jaime Alves (52)
Monday May 6, 2013, 7:23 am
Noted, thanks.!!

S S (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 7:27 am
Thank you.

Birgit W (160)
Monday May 6, 2013, 1:26 pm

marie C (163)
Monday May 6, 2013, 2:51 pm
Noted thank you

Leann Wells Huber (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 4:20 pm
Good. I hope they do crack down on those companies who slip in some caffeine!

Vicky P (476)
Monday May 6, 2013, 9:08 pm
of course..why would kids need more energy than they already have

Patricia H. (440)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 1:33 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 4:42 am
Really, you think so?

Ro H (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 4:57 am

Melania Padilla (122)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 2:17 pm
Oh my! Of course itīs not good!!! I would never give caffeine to a child, it is common sense
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