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Lawsuit says Starbucks' iced drinks have too much ice

Starbucks CEO: We must reclaim the American dream Talk about a cold shoulder. A Starbucks customer from Chicago has filed a $ 5 million lawsuit against the coffee chain, accusing it of using too much ice in its cold drinks. The suit, filed by Stacy Pincus, claims that while Starbucks (SBUX) advertises its cold drinks by fluid ounce, the numbers are only accurate when ice is added to a drink. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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'Shocking' sugar levels in hot drinks

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Action on Sugar analysed 131 hot drinks from coffee shops and fast food chains There are “shocking” amounts of sugar in some hot drinks sold in High Street cafes, a campaign group has warned. Action on Sugar analysed 131 hot drinks and found a third contained at least as much sugar as a can of Pepsi or Coca-Cola, which contains nine teaspoons. The charity said in some of the worst cases the drinks contained 20 or more teaspoons of sugar. Coffee shop chains Starbucks, Costa ...

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