Two energy drink ingredients safe
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Executive SummaryExposure to taurine and d-glucuronolactone through regular energy drink consumption is safe, the European Food Safety Authority says Feb. 12. A recent review of data collected by a European Commission committee in 2003 removes concerns that taurine could harm the brain and d-glucuronolactone could damage kidneys. The data found no observed adverse effect at a daily level of 1,000 mg per kilogram of body weight for both substances. The ingredients likely will not interact with caffeine or alcohol, EFSA said
You may also be interested in...
US investigators fan out to non-China inspection priorities and Secretary Azar talks supply management; warning letters hit record keeping, investigations and basic GMP compliance.
Mallinckrodt to pay $1.6bn and place its generics unit in bankruptcy under agreement in principle for US global settlement; six states are not on board, including New York, whose suit is still set to go to trial March 20.
The company has reached a broad opioid settlement agreement in principle under which its specialty generics subsidiaries would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and Mallinckrodt's branded business would operate separately.