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No, There’s No Need to Fear Your Pumpkin Spice Latte

Apparently the Food Babe is shocked that Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte doesn’t contain actual pumpkin. Crazy, I know, considering the name of the drink implies that the drink includes “pumpkin spice,” as in spices that traditionally accompany pumpkin, like those in pumpkin pie. And she also claims that the ingredients the latte does contain might kill you. So is it time to spurn your favorite fall drink? Let’s break down what she’s so worried about: Caramel Coloring: Food Babe claims caramel coloring, known as 4-MEI, is a carcinogen. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other government regulators around the world disagree....

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