The Food Standards Australia New Zealand’s (FSANZ) recent banning of products with pure and high caffeine concentrations will not affect non-alcoholic beverages such as soft drinks and energy drinks, but more stringent import rules may become applicable.
Despite tea’s immense cultural and economic significance, relatively little is known about the shrub behind the tea leaves. Yet news of the first mapping of the tea tree genome may help explain how tea leaves are so rich in antioxidants and caffeine,...
India’s food regulator is gearing up to impose a limit on caffeine contained in energy drinks. From July 1, manufacturers will be compelled to comply with FSSAI regulations, according to a notification published last week.
Vietnam’s health ministry has blocked the sale of five containers of green tea and energy drinks manufactured by the local unit of a leading Philippines food and beverage firm, claiming that the products contained excessive amounts of lead.