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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...
San Francisco City Atty. Dennis Herrera has sued Monster Beverage Corp., accusing the company of pitching highly caffeinated drinks to minors as young as 6 years old. The lawsuit, filed Monday in San Francisco Superior Court, is the latest twist in a...
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...
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...
Doctors need to talk to their adolescent patients about energy drinks -- especially energy drinks that are mixed with alcohol -- to make sure they understand the risks from consuming them, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. “When mixed...
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...
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...
Chaleo Yoovidhya 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,...
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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. At its...
The Orange County Register (MCT)SANTA ANA, Calif. -- We’re no longer happy with that simple cup of joe, or even four of them. Led by strong coffee sales and an explosion in the popularity of energy drinks, our addiction to caffeine has intensified. It’s estimated that 90...
Monster Beverage Now In Legal War With San Francisco, While Connecticut Nutritionist Keeps Calling for Ban on Energy Drink Sales to KidsA 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-...
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