| 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 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.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:57 AM
1) Red Bull
Red Bulls catchy phrase “Red Bull gives you wings” has finally paid off. People all over the world, not just Hartford residents, believe Red Bull is the top energy drink out there. In fact, there's a U.S. NASCAR team called Team...
| 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...
| 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...