FDA expert witnesses may consult on the FDA, food and drug regulations for humans and animals, nutritional standards of care, and more. In the news, Wrigley has decided to stop production of their new product Alert Energy Caffeine Gum after meetings with the FDA. One piece of the chewing gum contains 40 mg of caffeine, equal to 1/2 cup of coffee.
The FDA is investigating deaths which may be linked to energy drinks with caffeine. Caffeine gum may be detrimental to young people.