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ID:

672

Date:

2012-10-23

Headline:

Deaths linked to energy drinks could prompt action

Reporter's name:

Jayne O'Donnell

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

USA Today

City:

Hagerstown, MD

Summary:

A Maryland woman whose teenage daughter died after consuming “energy drinks” on consecutive days used FOIA to obtain “adverse event” reports of five deaths and one heart attack associated with Monster Energy Drinks; USA Today also noted that alcohol-laced energy drinks were prohibited in 2010 after reports of death and illnesses.

Keywords:

Monster Energy drinks, Food & Drug Administration, FDA, adverse event reports, death, heart attack, heart arrhythmia, Anais Fournier, Red Bull, caffeine, stimulants, alcohol

URL:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2012/10/23/monster-energy-drinks-five-deaths/1652819/


Agencies:

FDA

States:

MD

Categories:

food safety


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