I try to avoid these type of things, anything that makes promises that seem too good to be true usually is too good to be true. My heart goes out to the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones and I hope they sue.

VW

Health & Family

New reports implicate an additional brand of energy drinks in deaths.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed on Wednesday to the New York Times that the agency has received 13 reports of deaths potentially linked to the high-energy drink 5-Hour Energy in the last four years. Health officials have been raising the alarm over energy drinks for their caffeine content, not all of which is accurately listed on the product, and the lack of regulation over the beverages. Because they are considered a dietary supplement, the drinks aren’t subject to the same strict regulations established by the FDA that govern foods.

(MORE:Are Energy Drinks Fatally Caffeinated?)

According to the New York Times:

Since 2009, 5-Hour Energy has been mentioned in some 90 filings with the FDA, including more than 30 that involved serious or life-threatening injuries like heart attacks, convulsions and, in one case,

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