Apparently in Germany, traces of cocaine were found Red Bull. This has led to a banning of the drink. In New Zealand, a woman who has continued heart problems due to drinking nothing but Red Bull, has claimed the drink is addictive. [linkage here]
In response to these allegations Red Bull issued this statement:
A Red Bull spokesman said there was “scientific evidence that caffeine is not addictive”.
The quote reminds me of the movie, "thank you for smoking". In the film a Public Relations officer must promote smoking to the world, yet teach his child a healthy lifestyle.
I wonder if this spokesman feels he is that Public Relations officer.