Senators Dick Durbin and Richard Blumenthal want the FDA to assess the effect that caffeine has...

|By:, SA News Editor

Senators Dick Durbin and Richard Blumenthal want the FDA to assess the effect that caffeine has on children, instead of focusing solely on adults. The bigger issue at play is if the FDA will decide to re-categorize energy drinks as sodas which would limit caffeine to 0.72 mg/12 ounces. Though the fast-growing energy market isn't going away anytime soon, regulation could curb growth.