By Ramsey Cox
The lawmakers have been calling for FDA regulation on the products since news reports linked several deaths with energy drink use. Durbin and Blumenthal called on the FDA to act fast.
Durbin and Blumenthal have requested a meeting with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg by the end of the year and said they look forward to hearing about the FDA’s plan to review energy drinks then.
The two Democrats have said they’re particularly concerned with the way energy drinks affect young consumers.