| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Performs during Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival alongside Five Finger Death Punch, Amon Amarth, Mastodon, Children of Bodom and more. $35.50-$89.20, 12:45 p.m., July 21. Comcast Theatre, 61 Savitt Way, Hartford, livenation.com.
| Jun 3, 2013
Caffeine-infused waffles and maple syrup are promoted as energizing alternatives to a morning mug of coffee.
But the recent craze of adding caffeine to a range of kid-friendly snack foods — including popcorn, chewing gum, candy bars, mints,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:00 PM
A multi-billion-dollar monster of a beverage company is threatening to sue a Connecticut nutritionist unless she takes back her statements that little kids shouldn't have caffeine-loaded "energy" drinks.
In fact, the company's name happens to be Monster...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The confrontation pitting a Connecticut nutritionist (backed by several members of Congress) against the multi-billion-dollar maker of Monster Energy drinks is continuing with no sign that either side is backing down.
Monster Beverage threatened earlier...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- They can give you a "pick me up" or help you rehydrate after long day in the sun, but according numerous studies energy drinks and sports drinks are exposing people to possible dental issues.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, New...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:35 PM
If what we imagine is real, then we could surpass the limitations of our physical world; and If we hear an uncorroborated opinion frequently, it could become an unquestioned truism.
Those that don’t believe only need to will themselves to accept...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Less than a week after the Food and Drug Administration announced that it would investigate the safety of added caffeine in U.S. food and beverage products, Wrigley North America has decided to put its bid to market a caffeinated gum on hold out of...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trail mix. Potato chips. And now gum.
With a growing number of foods boasting added caffeine for an energy boost, the Food and Drug Administration says it's time to investigate their safety.
The FDA's new look at added caffeine...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:01 PM
A couple of months ago, Monster Beverage threatened to sue a Connecticut nutritionist named Dr. Deborah Kennedy unless she stopped saying high-caffeine energy drinks were dangerous for kids.
Then the multi-billion-dollar company, the biggest energy-...
| Mar 20, 2012
Billionaire developed Red Bull energy drinks
Chaleo Yoovidhya, the self-made Thai billionaire who introduced the world to "energy drinks" and co-founded the globally popular Red Bull brand, died Saturday of natural causes in Bangkok,...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 1:41 PM
What is Starbucks Corp. anyway? A chain of cafes or maybe a juicery, a coffee-machine maker or an alcohol-serving bar?
Adding to the identity crisis, the Seatte giant told shareholders Wednesday it would add energy-drink producer to that list.