Vote on the Scariest Food of 2010
Photo: Justin LittonAlcoholic energy drinks
Hey kids! We’ve got something special for you. It’s this tasty drink that will make you pass out and almost or even really die! Turns out that caffeine-spiked alcoholic beverages such as Four Loko, aka “blackout in a can,” get people way drunker without them realizing it, which despite the thumbs-up from frat boys isn’t always a good thing. In November, the FDA sent a stern warning letter to four manufacturers of such drinks, causing them to be pulled from many markets — and a rush on Craigslist to stockpile them.
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