Starbucks drinks colored with bugs?

Mar 28, 2012 | Posted by: Hitesrunprincess | Full story: www.wane.com

In an effort to avoid artificial additives in its drinks, Starbucks confirms it is using a natural red dye, made from dried, crushed cochineal beetles.

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jim

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So what?

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They run away to join the show

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Yeah, so what?

Sodas, candy ,lipstick and many other things are too

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This dye has been used in food products for ages.

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They run away to join the show

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#4
Mar 28, 2012
 
Yeah there are all kinds of natural dyes.

A snail for purple, onion skins for yellow many more I'm sure

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This has to be driving the organic-food nuts crazy.

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*Whack* I coulda had a VW.

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-Topicks Puppet Show- wrote:
Yeah, so what?
Sodas, candy ,lipstick and many other things are too
That doesn't bother me. It's the cockroaches they use in their chocolate muffins that makes me a bit queasy.

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People would be surprised at the funky stuff they put in their mouths.

Especially if they've ever passed out at a frat party.

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Mar 28, 2012
 
-Topicks Puppet Show- wrote:
Yeah, so what?
Sodas, candy ,lipstick and many other things are too
And yogurt, and cookies...
andrea

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Mar 28, 2012
 
i think it is disgusting, although as americans we do eat and drink some pretty nasty stuff.

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BUT LIQUOR IS QUICKER

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Don't sound as bad as PINK SLIME in my Hamburger,,,ooops,, I meant "Fine Textured Beef"
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Mar 28, 2012
 
Uh Clem wrote:
*Whack* I coulda had a VW.
I believe that is a windshield joke of some sort that is obscure, but funny.

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Uh,.. eating bugs won't hurt you,.. a well proven fact among motorcyclists.

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Whatever it takes to razzle-dazzle a drink in a clear cup...eye candy!

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They could start leaving their legs sticking out of the foam for decoration.
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#16
Mar 29, 2012
 
Try the new trendy DIRT BURGER, full of minerals, deposits and billion year old dinosaur poop!(and its FREE!)

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Poor vegans! They are eating animals every time they stop in for a cup.

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I hope tht's not true.
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#21
Jun 19, 2012
 
Nobody had bug juice in camp when they were a kid?

Oh wait.........thats me

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#22
Jun 19, 2012
 
Thats just gross.

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