Starbucks drinks colored with bugs?

Starbucks drinks colored with bugs?

There are 24 comments on the story from Mar 28, 2012, titled Starbucks drinks colored with bugs?. In it, reports that:

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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Since: Jun 12

You don't even know about.....

#23 Jun 19, 2012
Say what, bugs really, bugs ummmmmm don't think I will have that 6 bucks a cup w/ bug juice!

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Since: Aug 11

I want to get off my chest

#24 Jun 19, 2012
WildMountainHoney wrote:
Say what, bugs really, bugs ummmmmm don't think I will have that 6 bucks a cup w/ bug juice!
You don't want a half mocha,half vanilla expresso latte with just a touch of beetle?

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Since: Jun 11

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#25 Jun 19, 2012
Starbucks? Bugs? Really? Yum! I'll have a Venti, please! LOL

Gardena, CA

#26 Jun 19, 2012
so they extract one chemical from a bug for food coloring, its not like their putting the whole bug in your drink and its doing the back stroke

oh and Ill take what Chilli's got, plus a shot of bug

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