Officials say an alcoholic energy drink called Four Loko is to blame for nine college students who were hospitalized after an Oct. 8 house party in Roslyn. Officials are working to ban alcoholic energy drinks in Washington, and the FDA is studying the beverages’ safety.
Are Four Loko and similar alcoholic energy drinks a major concern? Or are they simply a convenient scapegoat? Should the focus be on the drink or the behavior? Share your comments here.
Two more links that might be of interest:
FDA To Look Into Safety of Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages (Nov. 12, 2009)