The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning yesterday to the makers of potent caffeinated alcoholic drinks like Four Loko. The New York Times says the FDA warned them to remove the caffeine in 15 days or stop selling the products.
These popular bevearges are marketed heavily at college students. KUT News took a stroll outside our studios and talked to some undergrads about their impressions regarding the ban. Check out the video below.
The New York Daily News reported this morning that people in that city were rushing to stock up before the current stock of Four Loko ran out.
Near the UT campus, a store clerk at the 7-Eleven on Guadaulpe said caffeinated alcoholic beverages were selling as usual, except for one customer who came in at 8 a.m. and bought a 12-pack of Four Loko.