Correction details insects used in Starbucks drink

A correction details the kind of insects used in the dye of a Starbucks drink:

We originally said that the dye uses crushed beetles. That’s false. Don’t worry, everyone! The dye contains no crushed beetles at all! They are crushed SCALE INSECTS.

Hat tip to @laurentstewartTO.

  • Craig Silverman

    Craig Silverman ( is an award-winning journalist and the founder of Regret the Error, a blog that reports on media errors and corrections, and trends regarding accuracy and verification.


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