Crushed bugs aka cochineal are creeping in all over the place in food we normally like to snack on. Check out this list of 9 foods that contain crushed bugs and be aware! After all, you are what you eat…?
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Carmine is a coloring agent extracted from the female cochineal insect. The insects are collected from prickly pear cactus plants primarily in South America and Europe. Starbucks has announced they are reviewing alternative food dyes to cochineal (aka crushed bugs). But their Strawberry Frappucino isn’t the only food you’ve may have snacked on that contains crushed bugs…
1. Starbucks Strawberries & Creme Frappucino