FDA Publishes Energy Drink Data

    Two cans of the 23.5 ounce  "Four Loko"(rear) malt liquor enery drink with a variety of stimulants and 12% alcohol available in a variety of fruit flavors are seen with other popular energy drinks "5-Hour Energy", "Red Bull", and "Spike".  AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Put down that Rockstar. On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration released records about fatality and injury filings that may involve three big-market energy drinks. A day earlier, The New York Times revealed the FDA had more than 90 filings linking 5-Hour Energy as possibly involved in 13 fatalities. “In an effort to be transparent” the agency published the records, which include 13 files about Rockstar Energy drink that had not previously been released. Two senators have requested the FDA discuss tightening energy drink regulations.

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