| 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...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- They can give you a "pick me up" or help you rehydrate after long day in the sun, but according numerous studies energy drinks and sports drinks are exposing people to possible dental issues.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, New...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:35 PM
If what we imagine is real, then we could surpass the limitations of our physical world; and If we hear an uncorroborated opinion frequently, it could become an unquestioned truism.
Those that don’t believe only need to will themselves to accept...
| 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 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...