Consumer Law

Teen Had to Be Resuscitated After Drinking Panera Bread’s Charged Lemonade According to Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania teenager had to be resuscitated in March when he went into cardiac arrest after he drank Panera Bread’s highly caffeinated Charged Lemonade, a lawsuit says.

The suit, obtained first by NBC News, was filed Monday in U.S. District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania just under two weeks after Panera announced it was discontinuing the controversial beverage. It is at least the fourth lawsuit filed against the bakery-cafe chain over the drink, which previous suits have blamed for two deaths and a woman’s permanent health problems.

Panera has denied wrongdoing in legal documents. It did not immediately respond to questions about Monday’s lawsuit.

Read more at NBC News

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