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Wrigley Pulls Caffeinated Gum off Market, FDA Express Concerns Relating to Children Consuming the Gum
Wrigley pulls caffeinated gum from shelves temporarily as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigates the safety of added caffeine, particularly its potential effects on children and young adults.
The Food and Drug Admnistration will launch an investigation into the caffeinated gum, called "Alert Energy Gum" which promises "The right energy, right now." The gum, launched this week by Wrigley, a subsidiary of Mars, Inc., has 40 milligrams of caffeine per piece and 8 blister-packed pieces per box. Many children, especially teenagers, consume chewing gum and concerned parents want to know the risks involved from the spike in caffeine.