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Kids drinks may be loaded with caffeine

A CBC News investigation has revealed that the federal government quietly dropped a restriction that prevented soft drink makers from putting caffeine in certain non-cola soft drinks.

That means caffeine could start appearing in pop like ginger ale or root beer, where parents may not expect it.

Bill Jeffrey is concerned about the change. He's the national co-ordinator for The Centre For Science In The Public Interest.

Click on the link below to hear him speak with Dave.

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