Tampering Worries Prompt Energy Drink Recall

Law360, New York (July 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of thousands of vials of Hardcore Energize Bullet and New Whey liquid energy drinks based on reports that utility knife blades were found in the products.

The FDA advised consumers on Sunday to refrain from purchasing or consuming the energy drinks, which are sold in test tube-like vials, over suspicions of product tampering.

Injuries associated with the blades have not yet been reported, according to the agency.

Protica Inc. manufactures the energy drinks and is conducting...
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