| Apr 30, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Coca-Cola Co. said it is not in talks to acquire Corona-based energy drinks maker Monster Beverage Corp., despite rumors to the contrary that caused Monster’s stock to spike on Monday.
A Wall Street Journal story that said Coca-Cola had its eye...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:57 AM
RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- The family of a 14-year old girl who died after drinking two 24-ounce Monster Energy Drinks in 24 hours, is suing the company for wrongful death.
A complaint filed last Friday by Wendy Crossland and Richard Fournier, of Maryland,...
| Oct 24, 2012
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating Monster Energy over reports that it was connected to five deaths over the past three years, including a 14-year-old girl who died of heart arrhythmia. Investors responded by dumping the company's stock,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The energy drink you’re chugging may not have the caffeine levels you think it does, according to a recent test by Consumer Reports.
Many of the 27 products investigated by the testing group did not disclose caffeine counts – data that is not...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:50 AM
ModernMan.com has a new article that offers up the best natural energy drinks, for people who are sick of the usual Red Bull, Monster, etc. Here’s an example:
You remember those terrible commercials with the Chia Pets? Turns out...
| 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...