Starbucks’ Bugs … Ya, Bugs!

March 29, 2012 § Leave a comment

Bet’cha didn’t know:

Starbucks is getting backlash from the vegan community after changing how it colors its Strawberry Frappuccino, reports Bruce Horovitz at USA Today.

It’s using ground up cochineal beetles.

Gross, right? Perhaps, but the type of food coloring is government-approved and widely used throughout the food industry.

via Business Insider.

To see a slide show of the bug to dye process click here.

UPDATE:  Oh ya, forgot.  For more gross stuff that you eat everyday — like fish bladders, sand, human hair, and you won’t believe what beaver anal glands — click here.


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