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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2010 file photo, Four Loko alcoholic energy drinks are seen in the cooler of a convenience store, in Seattle. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce a virtual ban of alcoholic energy drinks Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, even as a leading manufacturer is pulling its products off the market. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)

FDA: Caffeine In Alcoholic Drinks ‘Unsafe’

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to four manufacturers of alcoholic energy drinks, saying the caffeine added to their beverages is an “unsafe food additive.”

11/17/2010

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Doc: It’s Crazy Kids Can Buy ‘Four Loko’ Energy Drink

Teenagers have been sickened and intoxicated after a buying a boozy beverage that looks like an energy drink. There has since been a crackdown, a joint investigation in Westchester, and a warning to parents about the products.

08/26/2010