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FDA to seek outside help on drinks

The Food and Drug Administration said in a letter released Tuesday that it was likely to seek advice from outside specialists to help determine whether energy drinks posed particular risks to teenagers or people with underlying health problems.

The letter appears to signal a change in the agency’s approach to the drinks, which contain high levels of caffeine.

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