TELL US: Beetles In Your Starbucks?

The popular coffee chain is using beetles to color its Strawberry Frappuccinos.

When you order a frothy, fruity drink from , do you know exactly what you're drinking?

News 12 NJ reports calories may not be the only thing Starbucks patrons should be worrying about. The company recently began using beetles found in South Africa and Mexico to color its Strawberry Frappuccinos.

According to the article, "The ingredient is used in many other food products and is FDA approved."

Tell us: are you okay with beetles being used to color your drinks?

John Romano April 02, 2012 at 12:07 AM
.....Mmmmmm!...n-a-s-t-y little bottom f-e-e-d-e-r-s! Pork....is god's way of telling us that he luvs us!! (beer too)
John Romano April 02, 2012 at 12:10 AM
......you are / were aware...that Jello...isn't 'xactly...vegetarian...right?.....with...or without the bugs?
Amber Wright April 02, 2012 at 02:42 AM
Like pork - read this...http://www.peta.org/living/vegetarian-living/top-10-reasons-not-to-eat-pigs.aspx
John Romano April 02, 2012 at 03:43 AM
...that link...it's going to lead me to PETA...and I'm really not in the mood to read fiction.
Christina Warren April 02, 2012 at 11:08 AM
N-a-s-t-y, but tastes really good with some hot melted butter! Can't say so much with the beer, but I could agree with maybe say.... chocolate?


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