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Complainant Name:
Jonathan Tseng

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Daily Telegraph


Jonathan Tseng complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the headline of an article about the effects of caffeine on the heart had inaccurately suggested that a study had found that caffeine damaged the heart; its findings only concerned reductions in blood flow to the heart.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper amended the headline of the article online and appended the following note to the bottom of the article stating the reason for the change:

The heading to this article originally stated that research suggested a single espresso can damage the heart. This was incorrect and the heading has since been amended.

Date Published: 30/04/2010

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