| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 8:29 AM
STANFORD — Two Lincoln County Middle School students were taken to the hospital Wednesday after consuming energy drinks during a field trip to Eastern Kentucky University.
Principal Debbie Sims said during a 300-student excursion to the university...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The floor space of the new Walmart Supercenter (they don't want to call it a mere store) in Whitehall Township has enough room for nearly four full-sized football fields.
Luckily, somebody in a blue shirt pointed to a "pharmacy" section that is very...
| 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,...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 8:02 PM
A popular energy drink made here in Indiana is under scrutiny. The founder and CEO of 5-hour energy is strongly defending his product after claims that it led to 13 deaths in the past four years.
In the midst of this controversy, a group of Purdue...
| 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,...