Education

Alcoholic Energy Drinks

FDA Warning Letters issued to four makers of caffeinated alcoholic beverages

These beverages present a public health concern

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today warned four companies that the caffeine added to their malt alcoholic beverages is an “unsafe food additive” and said that further action, including seizure of their products, is possible under federal law.

Read the FDA's release here

Read ABD's press release

Q&A for licensees on the removal of alcoholic beverages with added caffeine (PDF)