Cause the FDA to define what an energy drink is. Bazza, Essex, England I think they should be banned because they have more caffeine and sugar than fizzy drinks. Here is how children are currently consuming caffeine.
Natasha, Birmingham, England No I do not think they should be banned because they help kids when they need a little boost. Dumais is sponsoring the bill that would be 3 fold: Energy drinks were typically sold in ml cans and bottles, which is larger than a standard soft drink.
Frank Baron for the Guardian Energy drinks should be banned from sale to young people under the age of 16, health experts have warned in light of a study showing they have unacceptably high levels of sugar and caffeine.
This measure by county legislator Lynne Nowick targeted beverages with more than 80mg of caffeine per serving. Caitlin, Warrington, England Energy drinks make me aggressive and give me a headache.
Prohibit energy drink sales to minors. Any drink with more than mg per liter of caffeine must require proof of age before purchase bbc. They are also associated with behaviours such as binge drinking and drug use, according to data cited in the report.
Stop caffeinated beverages from being labeled and marketed as hydration beverages. We much prefer it. Supermarkets in the UK have banned sales of Energy Drinks to those under Pepper Snapple, Red Bull, Monster, and Rockstar demonstrated significant gaps in making commitments to protect adolescents from targeted marketing campaigns.
These four companies represent approximately 90 percent of US energy drink sales. Make it illegal for minors to posses energy drinks. They have a shopping center across the road from the house, And over the last two months I have noticed a a change in his moods. But a Freedom of Information request last year found some academies — which have the right to opt out of national standards on school food and nutrition — were selling the drinks.
Maryland is considering a teen energy drink ban. Farsya, Birmingham, England I think they should not be banned in school as we may need some energy.The topic of energy drinks being allowed for kids is a huge debate. Energy drinks are said to help give you energy for you long days, but are very deadly at the same time.
Energy drinks should be banned for kids under the age of 18 due to the fact of things such as sugar rushes and too many energy drinks can end up to make illnesses and maybe a bit further than that in some cases (especially mountain dew.).
Energy drinks are as harmful as drugs and should be banned from schools, according to a government adviser. Drinks such as Monster, Red Bull and Relentless combine sugar and caffeine in such high.
Energy drinks have been banned at a school in Manchester to try and help pupils be healthier. John Vincent, a government adviser on school food, thinks the mix of sugar and caffeine in energy.
Given the heightened risk of harm, governments should ban the sale of energy drinks to anyone under the age of 18 years old.
The Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code specifies that energy drinks may contain a maximum of 80 milligrams of caffeine per standard millilitre energy drink.
This is equivalent to the amount of caffeine in a cup of instant coffee (mg/ml). Energy drinks are already expensive so even if they are not banned the prices should be raised on them. This would encourage people to choose healthier drinks or turn to other ways of getting energy.
Having a balanced diet and daily physical activity are better sources of energy; this should be taught to kids so that they realize the dangers of.Download