Daily Sound Bite: Monster Sues San Francisco City Attorney

Monster Beverage is suing San Francisco’s city attorney, arguing that City Attorney Dennis Herrera unfairly singled the company out by asking that it produce evidence that its drinks are safe.  Since then, Monster says Herrera has asked it to reformulate its drinks and change its labels and marketing materials.

Monster Beverage is suing San Francisco’s city attorney, arguing that City Attorney Dennis Herrera unfairly singled the company out by asking that it produce evidence that its drinks are safe.  Since then, Monster says Herrera has asked it to reformulate its drinks and change its labels and marketing materials. Herrera said in a statement,

“Monster Energy is claiming an unfettered right to continue marketing its products to children and youth. I strongly disagree with Monster’s legal contention ,and I intend to litigate this case aggressively to reform their irresponsible marketing and business practices.”

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