| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - If you are one of the people packing up for a summer vacation or just leaving for a weekend getaway, you might want to consider ways to stretch your budget to extend your fun at your destination. Although stopping for beverages and food...
| Jul 22, 2012
Wendy Crossland said she's always made it clear to her three kids that energy drinks were off-limits, and most importantly, never allowed in the house.
"All I knew was that it had a lot of caffeine, which isn't good for anybody," she said, sitting in her...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:56 AM
A Florida school district bans energy drinks from campus. Many districts have scaled back sodas on campus to cut down on sugar, but few have targeted energy drinks because of the high levels of caffeine.
Energy drinks, like Monster and Red Bull,...
| 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...