Lawsuit accuses Red Bull of overhyping the amount of energy it provides

Red Bull is more expensive, and has less caffeine, than a cup of coffee, suit claims

Everybody knows Red Bull doesn’t actually give you wings, but a lawsuit made public on Wednesday suggests that the energy drink’s slogan may be misleading in a different way.

Not only does Red Bull not give you the ability to fly, but the lawsuit claims that it gives you no more energy than a cup of coffee would, and that Red Bull is using its marketing campaign to be able to charge more. (An 8.4-ounce can of Red Bull with 80 milligrams of caffeine costs $2.19; a 12-ounce Starbucks coffee with 260 milligrams of caffeine costs $1.85).

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