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FRS Healthy Energy Legal News Articles & Interviews
December 11, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ To Give Soldiers Boost, Military Considers Quercetin Energy ]
Orlando, FL According to AOL News, the food technologists at the Combat Feeding Directorate have been experimenting with a mocha-cranberry-raspberry energy bar containing caffeine and quercetin energy to potentially give to soldiers in the military.
December 3, 2010. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Energy Drink Lawsuits from Wrongful Death to Wrongful Advertising: Next Up FRS? ]
Nashville, TN Alcoholic Energy Drinks have made headlines lately: a few months ago the FDA ordered seven manufacturers to either change their recipe or remove their products from the marketplace, and a number of lawsuits followed, including a wrongful death suit. But healthy energy drinks—such as FRS healthy energy and 5-hour ENERGY—have also been the subject of lawsuits, including wrongful death.
November 22, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ FRS Energy Finds Fans in US Cycling Team, But Are Claims Legit? ]
Foster City, CA In spite of an ongoing debate over the safety and effectiveness of its products in terms of providing benefit to athletes, FRS energy continues to move forward with promotional efforts designed to grow its market. To that end FRS signed, earlier this fall, Team TIBCO to its roster of spokespersons.
November 18, 2010. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ "FRS Healthy Energy Wants Your Time and Money" ]
New Rochelle, NY Sue T. says she is mad at the FRS Company for two reasons: "These FRS healthy energy drinks are way too expensive for what they contain, which I think is false advertising," she says, "and when I signed up for their 'free trial,' all I got were the drinks sweetened with Splenda, which I didn't want, and it was so hard to get out of their trial."
November 7, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ New Research Finds Energy Drink Ingredient May Aggravate Cancer in Lab Rats ]
Taipei, Taiwan A new study conducted in Taiwan raises concerns about the health effects of quercetin, a compound found in FRS energy drink, according to United Press International.
November 3, 2010. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ FRS Energy Drink Versus an Apple ]
New York, NY The makers of FRS healthy energy drinks and other FRS energy brand of products advertise that they contain quercetin, a plant-based chemical found mainly in apples. But health experts and savvy consumers know that old adage—an apple a day keeps the doctor away—rings true, but not for an FRS energy drink.
October 21, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ FRS Healthy Energy Revamping In Spite of Questions ]
Foster City, CA In the midst of an ongoing debate concerning the effectiveness and the science behind FRS energy, the company that manufactures the line announced a new look for its products, together with a "fresh, new taste" that will not only enhance the marketability of the products, but may also help to deflect criticism from the brand.
October 10, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Study: Antioxidant Quercetin Aggravates Cancer in Lab Rats ]
Washington, DC Many new products like FRS Health Energy drinks tout the benefits of quercetin, but a new study shows that the antioxidant appeared to aggravate kidney cancer in lab rats with diabetes.
October 7, 2010. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ FRS Clinical Studies: Men are not Mice ]
Baltimore, MD The Wild West prevails when it comes to FRS energy drinks. The US has some of the most lax regulatory requirements of energy drinks, including health warnings and content labeling, which often opens the floodgates to aggressive marketing, false advertising and inevitably lawsuits.
September 25, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ FRS Energy: Magic Bullet or Sham? ]
Athens, GA It's called FRS energy and it's taken the weekend warrior market by storm. Lance Armstrong is its spokesperson. And FRS Co. has been snowballing from a growth standpoint, raising $23.1 million in new funding this past April and inking a distribution deal with giant PepsiCo in June.
- FRS Healthy Energy: Science or Scam? By Jane Mundy (Sep-22-10)