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NY AG Probes Energy Drinks

NY AG Probes Energy Drinks

ALBANY, NY (WENY)---The New York State Attorney general is cracking down on high-octane energy drinks life 5-hour energy and Monster.

The Associated Press cites an anoynomous source that says Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued subpoenas to the energy drink makers. The probe examines how the drinks are made and how they're marketed.

The high-priced energy drinks are a small but fast-growing segment of soft drinks.  Company officials and a spokesperson for Schneiderman have declined to comment on the probe.