Starbucks Strawberry Frappuccino dyed with bugs

Its Strawberry Frappuccino gets its rosy color from cochineal extract. The bug has been used in Mexico and South America as a coloring agent for centuries. The federal government considers it safe and it is used in jams, meat, cookies and many other products. But the world health organization warns cochineal can cause asthma or an allergic reaction and some say the drink is no longer vegan.

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