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Red Bull is an Austrian company that makes the [[Energy Drink]] Red Bull.
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'''Red Bull''' is an energy drink produced in [[Austria]]. According to a 2005 study, it was the most popular energy drink in the world, possessing over 60% of the market share.<ref>[http://www.businessweek.com/stories/2005-01-04/energy-drinks-build-their-buzz  ''Energy Drinks Build Their Buzz'', Bloomberg Businessweek, January 4th, 2005]</ref> It's main alertness-inducing ingredients are caffeine, taurine and glucuronolactone, all of which can cause adverse cardiovascular effects. However, a study by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that the amounts present in Red Bull are considered safe.<ref>[http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/935.htm ''The use of taurine and D-glucurono-gamma-lactone as constituents of the so-called “energy” drinks'', EFSA]</ref>
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Red Bull also owns several sports teams, most notably the New York Red Bulls ([[MLS]]) and Red Bull Racing ([[Formula 1]]).
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Revision as of 09:59, 18 January 2013

Red Bull is an energy drink produced in Austria. According to a 2005 study, it was the most popular energy drink in the world, possessing over 60% of the market share.[1] It's main alertness-inducing ingredients are caffeine, taurine and glucuronolactone, all of which can cause adverse cardiovascular effects. However, a study by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that the amounts present in Red Bull are considered safe.[2]

Red Bull also owns several sports teams, most notably the New York Red Bulls (MLS) and Red Bull Racing (Formula 1).

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