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Starbucks Or Starbugs? Petition Urges Coffee Giant To Stop Using Insects As Coloring

An online petition is being circulated urging the coffee giant to stop using a red dye — said to be made from dried, female cochineal insects — in its strawberries & crème frappuccino as well as it strawberry smoothies.

03/27/2012