State-backed newspaper Beijing News on Monday published an article and subsequent videos taken by undercover reporters posing as a member of staff claiming to show expired cocoa liquid, matcha liquid and cream being used in drinks that were served to customers. Photo: Weibo
State-backed newspaper Beijing News on Monday published an article and subsequent videos taken by undercover reporters posing as a member of staff claiming to show expired cocoa liquid, matcha liquid and cream being used in drinks that were served to customers. Photo: Weibo

Starbucks’ problems deepen in China after more food-safety issues reported, US coffee giant orders review

  • Starbucks launched a probe on Monday after a state-backed newspaper claimed that expired ingredients were used in two shops in the eastern Chinese city of Wuxi
  • Local authorities in the city said they found 15 problems during an investigation of 82 Starbucks stores after responding to the claims by The Beijing News

Topic |   China food safety
State-backed newspaper Beijing News on Monday published an article and subsequent videos taken by undercover reporters posing as a member of staff claiming to show expired cocoa liquid, matcha liquid and cream being used in drinks that were served to customers. Photo: Weibo
State-backed newspaper Beijing News on Monday published an article and subsequent videos taken by undercover reporters posing as a member of staff claiming to show expired cocoa liquid, matcha liquid and cream being used in drinks that were served to customers. Photo: Weibo
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