Spotlight - Soft drinks and hyperactive kids

The debate over the link between the colourings used in soft drinks and hyperactivity in children has raged for many years but a new study by researchers at the University of Southampton may well have taken the debate to a new level. Ben Cooper assesses the impact the new findings may have for soft drinks producers.

SPOTLIGHT: New research puts hyperactive pressure on soft drinks

13 September 2007

The debate over the link between the colourings used in soft drinks and hyperactivity in children has raged for many years but a new study by researchers at the University of Southampton may well have taken the debate to a new level. Ben Cooper assesses the impact the new findings may have for soft drinks producers.

UK: BSDA responds to FDA’s hyperactivity links

6 September 2007

The soft drinks industry has responded to recent Food Standards Agency research suggesting links between certain artificial food additives and colourings used in soft drinks and hyperactivity in children.

UK: Study shows "additive link to hyperactivity"

6 September 2007

UK researchers believe they have demonstrated a link between certain artificial food additives and colourings used in soft drinks and hyperactivity in children.

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