Energy Drinks Media Coverage

26th February 2015

National Newspapers:

Daily Mail: The energy drinks with 20 teaspoons of sugar, page 31
Daily Mirror: Drinks failing in sugar test, page 12
The Guardian: Call for ban on selling ‘addictive’ energy drinks to children, page 12
The Sun: Energy fizz sugar like 13 doughnuts, page 18
The Times: Energy drink with 20 teaspoons of sugar ‘puts children at risk’, page 23


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BBC News: Energy drinks should be banned for under-16s, charity says
ITV News: Call to ban sale of energy drinks to children
Daily Mail: Revealed: The energy drinks with TWENTY teaspoons of sugar
: Trade body shuns attack on energy drinks
The Grocer: Sugar totals in energy drinks labelled "disgraceful"
The Guardian: Call for ban on selling 'addictive' energy drinks to children
The Telegraph: Ban sugary drinks for children, charity pleads Thought soft drinks were sugary? Look at energy drinks! says Action on Sugar
BootsWebMD: Call to ban sales of energy drinks to under-16s
: Ban energy drinks for people under sixteen, Action on Sugar advises
Gloucester Citizen: Energy drinks should be banned to under-16s, campaigners say
International Business Times
: Sugary Energy Drinks Bad For Kids, Should Be Banned For Obesity, Diabetes And Addiction Risks, English Charity Says
NetDoctor: Are you aware of energy drink health risks?
Nottingham Post
: Energy drinks should be banned for under 16s, say researchers
Parentdish: Energy drinks containing 20 teaspoons of sugar 'should be banned for under-16s'
Science Media Centre: expert reaction to survey of the sugar content of energy drinks