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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 … Continue reading

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The billion-dollar pest: U.S. beetle is developing resistance to one of the most widely used genetically modified crops, say scientists

Source: Daily Mail Crop pests appear to have developed resistance to an insect toxin inserted into GM corn plants. As a result, these ‘superbugs’ are surviving efforts by farmers to kill them and so are damaging food crops on farms … Continue reading

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No Liability for Beetles in Baby Food

Source: Courthouse News Service CHICAGO (CN) – Baby formula laced with beetles and larvae does not necessarily violate its manufacturer’s promises of wholesomeness and quality, a federal judge ruled, in dismissing without prejudice a class action involving Abbot Laboratories’ Similac. … Continue reading

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