Monster Energy Drink Cited In 5 Deaths

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•43 Oct 24, 2012

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 –
    Nurse-Midwife

  • “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