Monster Energy Drink Cited In 5 Deaths

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Monster Energy Drink Cited In 5 Deaths

Reports of five deaths said to be related to Monster Energy Drink—including a Maryland teen who died of caffeine-induced cardiac arrhythmia after consuming two 24-ounce beverages in a 24-hour period—has prompted an FDA investigation. What do you think?

  • “At least we can take some comfort in the knowledge that they didn’t die drowsy.”

    Delia Cronenweth
  • “Are they sure it was the Monster Drinks and not the totally bitching rush from their snowboard jumps or motocross races?”

    Javier Jimenez
    Bus Driver
  • “That’s tragic, but a good rule of thumb is not to consume 48 ounces of anything.”

    Paul DiBona
    Urban Planner