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NZPA: Children pregnant women should avoid energy shots

Peter Griffin posted in on June 3rd, 2010.

Yesterday, the NZFSA put out its caffeine risk profile, particularly focusing on which (if any) elements of the population should try to limit their consumption of high-caffeine energy drinks and shots. Their advice remained as it had previously been: children, young teenagers, pregnant women and people sensitive to caffeine should minimise their consumption of these […]

NZFSA: Energy shots not for children and pregnant women

Peter Griffin posted in on June 2nd, 2010.

A scientific literature review undertaken by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority has found that energy shots and energy drinks which contain high levels of caffeine are not suitable for children, young adolescents, pregnant women and people sensitive to caffeine. The finding reaffirms the NZFSA’s existing advisory on caffeine, which when consumed in high doses […]

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