Dr Oz: Are Caffeinated Foods Safe? + Caffeine Overdose


Dr Oz: Caffeinated Food Product

As part of his Food Truth series, Dr Oz wanted to take a closer look at caffeinated foods. These days, everything seems to be popping up with added caffeine, to the point that worldwide, we spend $29 billion a year on energy-boosting foods. The FDA says that up to 400 mg of caffeine, about four cups of coffee, a day is safe. But could these new food products put you at risk of overdosing on caffeine? Senator Charles Schumer warned about the danger of children eating caffeinated peanut butter, saying “The FDA should take immediate action and investigate whether this caffeinated food product should be pulled from shelves.”

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