June 3, 2009

Red Bull Gives You Cocaine?

Posted: 01:37 AM ET

HONG KONG (AFP) Hong Kong officials say they have found traces of cocaine in cans of Red Bull, a few days after Taiwanese authorities confiscated close to 18,000 cases of the popular energy drink.

Officials at the Centre for Food Safety said a laboratory analysis found tiny amounts of the illegal drug in samples of "Red Bull Cola," "Red Bull Sugar-free" and "Red Bull Energy Drink", a spokesman said.

The drink has now been taken off the shelves of major supermarkets, the spokesman said in a statement issued late Monday. He added that the amount of cocaine found in the drinks posed little health danger.

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sniff...sniff   June 3rd, 2009 6:41 am ET

no wonder red bull cost so much, its a "rich-man's" drink

Enough   June 3rd, 2009 9:59 am ET

Red Bull gives you we know why.

Dave of Detroit   June 3rd, 2009 10:27 am ET

Please do not advertise this fact-Cheap drugs will result in Detroit and California Street Gangs checking out the location of this unfair competition and Red Bull will suffer drive by shootings, have their trucks car bombed and set ablaze, and molotov cocktails will be thrown through every window of their building.....This is irrespomnsible media coverage that could lead to massive property destruction and many deaths!

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