Monster Energy

FDA probing if deaths were linked to energy shots

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of 13 deaths possibly linked to so-called “energy shots” and cautioning consumers to talk to their doctors before they take them or other energy […]

11/15/2012

US senators call on FDA to act on energy drinks

NEW YORK (AP) — Two U.S. senators on Friday again called on federal regulators to close what they say are loopholes that allow energy-drink makers to sell products with additives and high levels of caffeine […]

10/26/2012

The energy drink caffeine scandal (audio)

Some energy drinks have more caffeine than listed, Consumer Reports finds. In response to an FDA report investigating a link between a popular energy drink and five recent deaths, Consumer Reports launched its own investigation, […]

10/26/2012

Parents sue Monster over girl's death

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – The parents of a 14-year-old Hagerstown girl who died in December are suing the maker of Monster Energy Drink, claiming caffeine in the product contributed to her death. The complaint was […]

10/22/2012

NY probes energy drink industry

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York officials are investigating marketing and health claims made by several energy drink makers. A person familiar with the inquiry, speaking on condition of anonymity because the investigation hasn’t yet […]

08/28/2012