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Caffeinated gum removed from store shelves

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Production on a controversial new cafeniated gum is being halted in response to concerns from the FDA about the potential impacts of the gum on children and teens.      

Wrigley is removing its Alert Energy Caffeine Gum from store shelves.  Each piece of this new gum contains the equivalent to a half a cup of coffee.

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