On the Blogs: Ice Cream Crisis, Easter Egg Doughnuts and Controversial Frappuccinos

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Daily Mail: There's an ice cream crisis! Expect price spikes this summer due to the current vanilla-pod shortage.

Serious Eats: Krispy Kreme goes festive with their Easter Egg Doughnuts. Iced and filled with frosting, they’re dangerously sweet.

CBS: Would you like bug juice with that frappuccino? In an effort to go all-natural, Starbucks created controversy with its use of cochineal extract, a dye made from the crushed Peruvian cochineal bug.

BuzzFeed: You can’t fool your kids. In Jimmy Kimmel’s latest (and hilarious) YouTube challenge, parents attempt to prank their children into eating pre-chewed food.

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