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Monster Energy Co. Maker Must Pay $668,000 In Beastie Boys’ Legal Fees

The maker of the Monster Energy drink must pay $668,000 of the Beastie Boys’ legal fees after the rappers chose to win at all costs in their copyright violation trial, a decision that resulted in a $1.7 million jury verdict in their favor.


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New York State, San Francisco Prosecutors Team Up To Probe Monster Energy Drink’s Marketing Tactics

The New York state attorney general and San Francisco city attorney have joined forces to investigate whether Monster Beverage Corp. is marketing its highly caffeinated drinks to children.


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FDA Says It’s Looking Into Products With Added Caffeine

The move comes as products like Cracker Jack’d Cocoa Java Power Bites – a caffeinated version of the popular snack – and a new caffeinated gum by Wrigley called “Alert Energy” hit store shelves.


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FDA Investigating Reports Of Deaths Linked To Monster Energy Drink

The reports claim that people had adverse reactions after they consumed Monster Energy Drink, which comes in 24-ounce cans and contains 240 milligrams of caffeine, or seven times the amount of the caffeine in a 12-ounce cola.