Thinking of getting a refreshing iced coffee from Starbucks to beat the heat?
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Think twice after reading this.
A BBC Watchdog investigation uncovered significant traces of faecal bacteria in ice from three of UK’s high street chains — Costa Coffee, Starbucks, and Caffe Nero.
In other words, there’s poop in your “Freshly brewed Starbucks® Iced Coffee Blend served chilled and lightly sweetened over ice.”
Experts swabbed tables, trays, and high chairs in 30 branches as well as collecting samples of the ice used in their drinks.
Faecal coliforms are bacteria which contain “opportunistic pathogens — the source of human disease,” according to expert Tony Lewis. They were found in 3 of 10 samples tested at both Starbucks and Caffe Nero. Read more…
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