Reducing the Risks
- FDA Warning Letters issued to four makers of caffeinated alcoholic beverages. (Click Here)
- Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages (CABs) State, Local, and College Actions to Restrict or Ban Their Availability. (Click Here)
- For up to date news regarding Food and Drug Information, please visit the FDA News Page
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules AED an adulterated under Federal law; immediate action needed at state and local levels. (Learn More)
Senator Schumer calls on FTC to investigate companies that may be promoting underage drinking (Learn More)
U.S. Senators letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Learn More)
Federal Drug Administration (FDA) investigation of AEDs
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
requires Constellation Brands Co. to cease making false advertising claims for its Wide Eye AED brand
U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
announces that AED advertising that implies that the products have energizing effects are misleading and violate federal law.
TTB imposes sanctions on McKenzie River Company for misleading AED advertising
The California Department of Public Health sent a letter to beer distributors yesterday alerting them that based on the FDA finding that specific AEDs are adulterated food products. (Learn More)
Illinois Attorney General demands that AED manufacturers and retailers stop selling drinks in that State, warn that continued sales may violate State law. (Learn More)
The Washington State Liquor Control Board has posted a variety of resources regarding AEDs on its website, including a fact sheet, power point presentation, Q & A, document and a copy of its resolution (Learn More)
The Association Of State And Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) thanks the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for issuing warning letters to four manufacturers of pre-mixed caffeinated alcoholic beverages. (Learn More)
The Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has issued a letter urging all manufacturers, distributors, and retailers, to discontinue all future sales of alcoholic energy drinks. (Learn More)
The Attorney General for the State of Oregon is banning the sale of alcoholic energy drinks until more information from drink manufacturers can be provided to the Food and Drug Administration. (Learn More)
The Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission plans to file emergency regulation on sale of alcoholic beverages containing caffeine and other chemical stimulants. (Learn More)
The Michigan Liquor Control Commission order banning AEDs in that state (Learn More)
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has issued a Resolution and letters to distributors, 'stakeholders,' and university officials concerning AEDs and Four Loko. (Learn More)
A workshop to raise awareness about the federal, state, and local efforts regarding Alcoholic Energy Drinks was held at the ADP Training Conference on October 12, 2010. Panel members included ADP staff, Alcohol Policy Consultant, California Attorney General’s Office, and a Councilmember of the City of Thousand Oaks, CA.
Motion Unanimously Approved by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission
Montana enacts legislation to increase tax and reduce availability of AEDs
The City and County of San Francisco was a party to the agreement with MillerCoors Co.
The State Attorney General's Office reach agreements with Anheuser-Busch Co. and MillerCoors Co. to discontinue AED products
The State Attorney General's Office lead successful campaign to remove Spykes AED from the market.
State agencies create educational tools to alert public of the dangers of AEDs
The City and County of San Francisco, CA, informed retailers that the sale of alcoholic energy drinks are adulterated under federal law. (Learn More)
The County of Ventura, CA, informed retailers that the sale of alcoholic energy drinks are now adulterated under federal law. (Learn More)
The City of Thousand Oaks, California, enacts AED warning poster ordinance (Learn More)
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