Energy drink products of various brands are being recalled from the marketplace over non-compliances related to caffeine content and labeling requirements.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the brands in this recall include: 3D, 5 Hour, ABE, Alani Nu, Alokozay, AriZona RX Energy, Bang, Bleach T4-F, Bob Ross, Bum

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a public advisory to raise awareness about the consumption of caffeinated energy drinks (CEDs) and their potential health implications. The advisory, released on Aug. 21, provides information for consumers regarding the consumption of these beverages.

Caffeinated energy drinks are beverages or mixtures

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Les distributions Mindblow Inc. is recalling Mindblow brand Energy drinks from the marketplace because of non-permitted ingredients, including Munuca Pruriens Extract (98% L-Dopa) that may pose a serious health risk.

L-Dopa, also known as levodopa, is a prescription drug that is combined with other drug ingredients in anti-Parkinson’s medications. It

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T&E Imports and GPAE Trading Corp. are recalling G Fuel brand Energy Drinks because of high levels of caffeine. Too much caffeine can cause severe disturbances to the heart and nervous system.

According to the recall posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the recalled products have been sold

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Oregon, Washington and Vermont have filed lawsuits against the makers of the energy drink 5-Hour Energy for making “deceptive” marketing claims. More states are expected to follow. The defendants in the cases are Living Essentials, which manufactures, markets, distributes, advertises and sells 5-Hour Energy, and Innovation Ventures, which developed
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A couple of years ago, after reports surfaced about deaths that might be attributable to popular energy drinks, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) demanded that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigate the potentially dangerous levels of caffeine that may be involved. Instead of an investigation, FDA is now
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