Starbucks to Stop Using Bugs in Drinks

Extract from crushed insects colored several products

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 19, 2012 5:19 PM CDT

(Newser) – Some 6,500 customers were bugged by Starbucks' insect-based food coloring, and the company is responding: It won't be using cochineal extract in its treats anymore, at least in the US. The dye, made from crushed insects, prompted a petition that sent...   Read full story »

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