Five-Hour Energy Linked to ‘Spontaneous Abortion,’ Heart Attacks

Officials are investigating 13 deaths over the past four years that may be tied to 5-hour Energy, the Food and Drug Administration confirmed on Wednesday.

FDA records obtained by the New York Times show that since 2009 there have been 90 filings against the caffeinated shots, including more than 30 which were deemed serious or life-threatening. Symptoms included heart attacks, convulsion and one case of spontaneous abortion.

“We take every adverse event report seriously,” Shelly Burgess, an FDA spokeswoman, said to the Wall Street Journal.

Continue Reading This Story >>


Become a Christian News Network Supporter...

Dear Reader, has ChristianNews.net been of benefit and a blessing to you? For many years now, the Lord has seen fit to use this small news outlet as a strong influential resource in keeping Christians informed on current events from a Biblical worldview. Despite Facebook's recent algorithm changes, which has limited our readership, and, as a result, has affected operational revenue, we continue to strive to bring you the news without compromise and to keep Christ in focus. If you have benefited from our news coverage, would you please prayerfully consider becoming a Christian News supporter by clicking here to make a one-time or monthly donation to help keep the truth widely and freely published and distributed? May Christ continue to be exalted through this work!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email