Marketplace Raging Bull: The Booster Drink Controversy

Marketplace Raging Bull: The Booster Drink Controversy

What's fueling the controvery over the energy drink "Red Bull"? Marketed as a natural health product, it contains a large amount of caffeine in each can, along with something called torene. Untested, it is served throughout North America and is popular with club goers and athletes. The danger? It's not meant to be mixed with alcohol and may cause serious dehydration. The beverage has been banned in several countries, yet it's readily available in Canadian corner stores. This inquiry explores the health concerns of the popular drink.

  • 2005
  • 00:13:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/23/2015
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Energy drinks [LCSH] Energy drinks -- Marketing [LCSH] Beverages -- Health aspects [LCSH] Health education [LCSH] Business education [LCSH] Marketing [LCSH] Diet [LCSH] Nutrition -- Study and teaching [LCSH]
Team
Wendy Mesley (Host), Erica Johnson (Journalist), Catherine Clark (Producer)
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