argylesock says… Here are some thoughtful words about cochineal, a red dye made from squashed insects. I’ll mention that, like Tammy at Agrigirl, I’m no vegan. But I respect people’s choices about what to eat. I’m sure Tammy does, too.
I confess that I’m not all that bugged about bugs. Now granted, I rarely visit Starbucks and when I do, it’s never been for a creamy, pink, Strawberry, calorie laden concoction but the outcry from consumers has surprised me a bit. Meet the cochineal.
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