California Family Sues Starbucks After Daughter is Allegedly Served Drink Containing Blood

A local family says they got drinks at a Starbucks containing blood and the store admitted one of their baristas had cut themselves.

The family said Starbucks offered to pay for free drinks.

Amanda Vice’s daughter, Payton, has always had a sweet tooth. Back in 2016, she ordered a frappuccino at a Starbucks in San Bernardino. And she took a few sips.

“She was licking the whipped cream where it had been sitting on top,” says Vice.

What Vice didn’t realize at first is the drink contained more than chocolate and whipped cream. There was blood on and in their cups.

She told CBS2’s Tina Patel she found blood in places you’re not supposed to see blood.

“It was on the inside of the rim of my frappuccino,” she said.

After Vice called the Starbucks she says they confirmed that a barista had been bleeding and they agreed to have her stop making drinks. They also, she said, offered her free drinks for a week.

“I thought it was sort of belittling,” she says, now.

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