By now, everyone’s heard about pink slime. boring. (It’s so boring I didn’t even feel like capitalizing the B.)
And you may or may not have heard that a bug called the Polish cochineal (insert joke here)is used as a food and drink color dye called carmine. The bug looks like this:
The big reveal was that Starbucks (heavens!) was using the dead beetle dye to color one of their strawberry drinks.
So what’s the next thing that’s going to shock us? It’d have to be big. Big like finding out Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, who have been happily married for 23 years, are – I don’t know – related.