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Police warns drivers against using energy drinks to fight sleep

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The traffic police have warned drivers against using energy drinks to fight fatigue. Assistant Superintendent of Police, Faridah Nampiima, the traffic police spokesperson, said they have noticed an increase in false belief that energy drinks help drivers to deal with fatigue on roads. Nampiima …

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UNBS directed to withdraw quality mark on energy drinks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Trade, Tourism and Industry has directed Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to withdraw their distinctive marks on all the energy drinks which have violated standards. The Chairperson of the committee, Mwine Mpaka gave the regulatory body seven days to take punitive …

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Trade committee wants all energy drinks tested for adulteration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Trade, Tourism and Industry has directed Uganda National Bureau of Standards-UNBS and National Drug Authority-NDA, to test all energy and health drinks to ascertain the levels of adulteration and caffeine. While meeting officials from UNBS, NDA and Uganda Communications Commission-UCC on …

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Trade Minister provides list of certified energy drinks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde has provided a list of certified energy drinks and their contents to parliament. Energy drinks are soft drinks containing high percentage of sugar, caffeine, or another stimulant, typically consumed during or after sporting activity or …

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Man’s liver inflammation linked to ‘common energy drink’

Paris, France | AFP |  A construction worker who drank four to five energy drinks every day for three weeks, was hospitalised with severe liver problems “likely” caused by excessively imbibing the seemingly harmless substance, researchers said Tuesday. The man, 50, was admitted to a hospital in Florida after feeling …

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