Scientists Question Energy Drink Safety

Feb. 7, 2011
Scientists Question Energy Drink Safety

A review of all the studies in English in the scientific literature, published in November in The Mayo Clinic Proceedings, led a team of researchers to question both the effectiveness and safety of energy drinks, according to The New York Times.

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Editor's Insight: The beverage industry should establish guidelines for energy drinks just as it has done for the marketing of soda in schools.

This article notes that many manufacturers already include warnings on their labels.

The beverage and refreshment industries should not wait for the government to start regulating the marketing of energy drinks. 02-07-11 Elliot Maras