Energy drink label changing


The company that makes Monster Energy drinks is making changes to the labels on its cans and containers. {}According to reports in industry journal Beverage Digest and Business Week, Monster Beverage Corporation will use federal guidelines for food products in its ingredient labels. {}That means the cans will list "nutrition facts" instead of "supplement facts" as they do now.The new labels will also indicate how much caffeine is in the drinks. {}Beverage Digest reported the change was in response to criticism over possible health problems and even deaths linked to energy drinks. {}The FDA is investigating whether energy drinks can be dangerous to teens and people with heart problems.