Strawberry Frappuccino from Starbucks is derived from insects!?
Yes, it’s an insect juice. The food coloring made from insect juice is used to make that deliciously rosy color for the delicious Strawberry Frappuccino. The juice is from crushed cochineal insects color many of foods out there.
This insect dye is also used in jams, preserves, meat, marinades, alcoholic drinks, bakery products, cookies, cheddar cheese and many other food products. Since 15th century the cochineal dye were widely used as coloring. These insects are primarily found in Mexico and South America.
To all Starbucks patronages no need to worry about this revelation because the Cochineal is considered safe by the FDA.