Quote of the Day: Starbucks to Stop Using Bugs to Color Beverages
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"After a thorough, yet fastidious, evaluation, I am pleased to report that we are reformulating the affected products to assure the highest quality possible."
-Cliff Burrows, Starbucks' US president, posted this statement to the company's blog announcing they were discontinuing use of cochineal extract (made from crushed beatles) to flavor red-colored beverages. [NYP]