FDA Warns Against Concentrated Caffeine (Pure Powder & Liquids)

FDA Warns Against Concentrated Caffeine (Pure Powder & Liquids)
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Originally published at: https://blog.priceplow.com/industry-news/caffeine-powder-banned-fda

Is caffeine of all things the next on the FDA’s radar? And if so, what do they consider “excessive” enough to be “adulterated”? Caffeine Powder (and any form of ‘concentrated’ caffeine) has effectively been banned by the FDA. Our biggest issue? The FDA doesn’t define what is ‘excessive’, leaving the… …(Read more on the PricePlow Blog)


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I would see this as reasonable, the easiest way to respond would be to either sell it in capsules or to mix it with something that would make servings more accurate(ie something that does not pack as easily and making it a 20% caffeine powder) or selling it with an accurate syringe for measuring liquid amounts.

If you can make dosing reasonably accurate they seem to have no issue. Either that or don’t include a scoop and tell people to measure it with a scale.

Unless hooligan is causing a large amount of side effects its likely safe, that said I think the industry should move toward disclosure of amounts of stimulants for safety reasons, for some people even a half scoop of some preworkouts is going to be too much.

Its not going to take a lot for the FDA to crack down on that kind of stuff.


#3

Why not full disclosure? :slight_smile:


#4

Lmao…In with the cheeky comment


#5

Was kinda emulating: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OawrlVoQqSs