The new formulation states that the drink should be consumed in moderation and is not suitable for those sensitive to caffeine
Monday, October 30, 2023, 12:07 p.m
PHILADELPHIA – A death in Philadelphia has led a national grocery chain to now issue a warning when it comes to one of its beverage options.
Panera Bread is now displaying a warning about its caffeinated soda. This came after the family of a filed a lawsuit Young woman claims she died after drinking chain’s Charged Lemonade last year.
Sarah Katz was a student at the University of Pennsylvania and bought the drink at a Panera near the UPenn campus.
According to a CNBC report, Panera has now “increased” disclosures about the drink in its cafes and on its website and app. The new formulation states that the drink should be consumed in moderation and is not suitable for those sensitive to caffeine.
Panera says caffeine content has always been listed in stores.
A large “Charged Lemonade” contains 390 milligrams of caffeine, which is close to that Maximum daily dose of 400 milligrams according to the FDA.
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