Sens. Blast Energy Drink Makers For Marketing To Kids

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 6:24 PM ET) -- Executives from energy drink makers Red Bull GmbH, Monster Beverage Corp. and Rockstar Inc. on Wednesday defended themselves against U.S. senators who accused them of lying about marketing to children and making unhealthy products.

At a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.V., said the market for energy drinks that contain ingredients like caffeine and other stimulants like taurine and guarana has boomed over the past few years, this at the same time that health experts have been...
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