Monster Beverage Says Its Energy Drinks Are Safe

Law360, New York (October 25, 2012, 12:19 PM EDT) -- Monster Beverage Corp. proclaimed Tuesday that its energy drinks are safe, in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s launch of an investigation into reports that five people might have died after drinking the company's caffeinated beverages.

The company issued a statement standing behind its products after being hit with a wrongful death suit Oct. 17 by the parents of a 14-year-old Maryland girl who died from cardiac arrest after allegedly drinking two 24-ounce cans of Monster Energy within 24 hours. The FDA announced Monday...
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