Schumer Calls for FDA to Investigate Snortable Chocolate
Sen. Charles Schumer has written a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking it to investigate Coco Loko, a snortable chocolate. According to Schumer, the raw cacao powder infused with a “special energy blend” has no clear health benefit and should be regulated because it is being marketed like a drug.
Coko Loko’s maker, Legal Lean, claims the powder gives partygoers a burst of energy without the crash. The company also says the product provides mental clarity and can make the user feel euphoric. The powder is sold in $19.99 tubs and contains Gingko biloba, taurine and guarana, which are ingredients often found in energy drinks. FDA hasn’t said yet whether it has the authority to regulate this product, reports the New York Post. Full Story
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