Consumer group wants FDA to order warning on energy drinks

Monster Beverage (MNST -0.7%) is on watch after the Center for Science in the Public Interest asks the FDA to add safety warnings on energy drinks.

The consumer group says 34 people have died in the past 10 years after drinking beverages made by MNST and other companies, although no link between consuming the beverages and the fatalities has been proven.

CSPI also wants the FDA to lower the legally allotted amount of caffeine in energy drinks to 71 mg per 12 oz., the amount permissible in colas.

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  • Freddy Waters
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    This is the ultimate in stupidity. How about limiting the amount of caffeine in a cup of coffee. A bunch of people have died after drinking water, and of course no connection has been established. Just a bunch of liberal busybodies.
    26 Jun 2014, 09:47 PM Reply Like
  • KJAM55
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    I agree 100%, Freddy. Once the FDA gets some hard evidence, then we can start rules and regs.
    30 Jun 2014, 11:45 AM Reply Like
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