Irn-Bru and Lucozade to carry health warnings

Soft drinks Irn-Bru and Lucozade are to carry warnings on their packaging that they may cause hyperactivity.

A new EU Law has been introduced that drinks must now display warnings of the artificial colourings they contain, which have been connected with behavioural problems in young children.

As a result the drinks must now display a warning that the additives "may have effects on activity and attention in children".

Both ownership companies, AG Barr (Irn-Bru) and Glaxo-SmithKline has said that they are committed to replacing the food colouring that their drinks contained.

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