The alcohol-infused whipped cream on the shelves of liquor stores in Massachusetts is 15 percent alcohol.
Two out of five liquor, beer and wine stores WBZ checked on Friday near the Boston College, Boston University and Northeastern campuses were still carrying Four Loko the day after the state banned sales of the potent alcoholic-caffeine beverage.
Rhonda Kallman was one of the founders of the Boston Brewing Company, which produces the popular Sam Adams Beer. But she’s now started another brewing company that produces a craft beer called Moonshot.
Why was the FDA so quick to jump on the “Ban Four Loko” bandwagon? If it’s so bad, why don’t they ban other things, like cigarettes, whiskcy or Big Macs? “Responsible adults” can overindulge in those things and die as well.
Four Loko said it will remove the caffeine from its products just as the Food and Drug Administration is set to ban it.
Beginning Monday, dozens of caffeinated alcoholic drinks will be banned from distribution in Massachusetts, including the controversial drink Four Loko.
Jon Keller says despite calls for the drink to be banned, he thinks consumption of the drink should be used as a teachable moment
It’s sweet, fruity, and displayed in a rainbow of bright colors on liquor store shelves. Experts say Four Loko’s packaging is deceptive, considering it can cause people to black-out.