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  • May 22 - 'U.S. v. Forty Barrels and Twenty Kegs of Coca Cola , 241 U.S. 265 (1916)' is concluded in the U.S. Supreme Court. The case was won by Coca-Cola, but afterwards the Pure Food and Drugs Act of 1906 was amended, adding caffeine to the list of 'habit-forming' and 'deleterious' substances which must be listed on the label.[1]



  1. Getman, Ross."US Suit Against Coke For Marketing Caffeine To Kids." Centro de Medios Independientes de Colombia. February 16, 2005. Accessed on June 3, 2008.