Monster Beverage CEO denies link to energy drinks in deaths of 18 Americans currently being investigated by FDA, says company being attacked with bogus information
December 14, 2012
(Industry Intelligence Inc.)
– Monster Beverage Corp. CEO Rodney Sacks said there is no science linking 18 deaths to energy drinks sold by both his company and competitor 5-Hour Energy. Business Insider reported Dec. 14.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is currently investigating a possible link between these deaths and energy drinks.
Monster Beverage is being attacked with false information not unlike how the Coca-Cola Co. was attacked in the early 1900s for having caffeine in its formulation, Sacks said.
The primary source of this article is Business Insider, New York, New York, on Dec. 14, 2012.