Another death has been linked to Panera Bread's "Charged Lemonade," according to a lawsuit filed on Monday.
Dennis Brown, a 46-year-old from Florida, suffered a fatal heart attack after consuming three Charged Lemonades from Panera.
Brown had a chromosomal deficiency disorder, a developmental delay, and a mild intellectual disability, and he avoided energy drinks due to high blood pressure.
This follows a previous lawsuit related to the death of Sarah Katz, an Ivy League student who also drank a Charged Lemonade.
Panera's Charged Lemonade is promoted as "Plant-based and Clean" but contains a significant amount of caffeine, more than their dark roast coffee, Red Bull, and Monster combined.
The lawsuit alleges that Brown consumed Charged Lemonades in the days leading up to his death.
Panera expressed sympathy for Brown's family and stated that his passing was not caused by their products.
After the first lawsuit, Panera added more detailed warnings about the Charged Lemonade, advising moderation and caution for certain groups.