Vegans bash Starbucks for beetle coloring in frappuccinos

Bruce Horovits
USA Today

Starbucks has the vegan community seeing red over what it recently began using to color its Strawberry Frappuccinos: beetles.

That’s beetles as in ground up cochineal beetles — mostly found in Mexico and South America.

Gross as that may sound, it’s a common, government-approved food coloring used widely throughout the food industry. It’s in everything from some Yoplait yogurts to three Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts flavors.

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