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Category Archives: energy drinks

There have been very disturbing reports about energy drink consumption for more than a few years now. FoodFacts.com has blogged about the concerns we should all have regarding the ingredients and the marketing of these controversial products. Hospitalizations and deaths … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com has posted often on our blog about the potential dangers of energy drinks. The information is certainly out there. Between 2007 and 2011, emergency room visits attributed to the consumption of energy drinks doubled from 10,000 to 20,000 in … Continue reading

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Last week, a New York family brought an $85 million lawsuit against the makers of Red Bull Energy Drink. The Brooklyn construction worker was 33 years old when he passed away after a basketball game in 2011. His family claims … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com has been keeping close watch on the controversial topic of energy drinks during the last year. The issue of caffeine (and hidden caffeine) in those drinks has become a major concern for consumers due to a spate of energy-drink … Continue reading

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In the recent past, FoodFacts.com has devoted blog posts to the growing concerns surrounding energy drinks and how they affect our health. There have been concerning reports linking energy drink consumption to deaths and hospitalizations. And those reports have been … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com has done more than a few blog posts recently regarding the dangers inherent in energy drinks. Many of the energy drinks being marketed today are labeled as dietary supplements, not beverages. Because of this, the requirements for their labeling … Continue reading

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Last month, FoodFacts.com shared information with our community regarding Monster Energy Drinks and their dangers. Today, we’re bringing you expanded information on the dangers of energy drinks. Over the last four years, 13 deaths have been reported that implicate 5-Hour … Continue reading

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When FoodFacts.com learns of a story like this we feel compelled to bring it in front of our community. We are committed to educating our audience about what is actually in the food products we consume every day and alert … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com has heard an awful lot about athletes gorging on unhealthy fast foods after their meets end throughout the 30th Olympiad. Hey, we all need a “treat” after the hard work is done. And when an athlete needs 7,000 calories … Continue reading

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