FDA Questions Safety Of Rockstar Energy Booster

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 8:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned Rockstar Inc. that its energy booster products contain an unsafe ingredient, according to a letter published Tuesday, as the agency once again targeted a company marketing a beverage as a supplement.

Rockstar's Roasted Coffee & Energy products contain Ginkgo biloba leaf extract, an unapproved food additive under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the FDA said in a warning letter dated May 23. Studies performed by the National Toxicology Program have suggested ginkgo is a carcinogen in...
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