| 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,...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Whether it's an a.m. jolt of java, afternoon cola pick-me-up, or pre-workout energy drink, most of us have our go-to caffeinated beverages on a daily basis. The beverage market is exploding with stimulating beverages, such as double espresso macchiato,...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:39 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide during the past four years, the same period in which the supercharged drink industry has...
| 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 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...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Monster Beverage Corp. has its own take on what happened to Anais Fournier, the 14-year-old Maryland girl whose family blames her 2011 death on her consumption of Monster energy drinks.
The Fourniers sued Monster in October, alleging negligence and...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The perceived dangers to children posed by often-sugary, much-caffeinated energy drinks resulted in much talk but no action Tuesday during a City Council committee hearing.
Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, has proposed banning drinks with at least 180 milligrams...
| Mar 6, 2013
Energy drinks: An article in the March 5 Business section about Monster Beverage Corp.'s defense of its energy drinks in the face of health concerns said that Honest Tea and other brands provide a boost partially by using ingredients such as yerba mate in...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The daily broadcast of medical reports, scientific studies and sociological statistics can cause your ears to ring.
Sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, compelling snapshots of the American...