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9 Foods Made With Crushed Bugs

Starbucks has announced they are reviewing alternative food dyes to cochineal (aka crushed bugs). But a Strawberry Frap isn't the only food you've eaten colored by crushed bugs.

1. Starbucks Strawberries & Creme Frappucino

2. Nerds Candy

"Thank you for contacting Wonka® Nerds®.

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."


3. Ocean Spray Ruby-Red Grapefruit Juice


And you thought the ruby red came from grapefruits.

5. Dannon Yogurt


Yogurt and bugs apparently go well together.

6. Dole's Fruit-in-Gel Snacks

7. SoBe Courage (Discontinued)

8. Kellogg's Yogos Island Explosion Fruit Snacks

9. Mango Snapple


Made from the best stuff on Earth? Seriously, Snapple thinks crushed bugs are the best thing on Earth.