Starbucks Sued for $2 Million After Allegedly Serving Coffee Tainted With Cleaning Solution

July 30, 2015

The plaintiff says the coffee burned her esophagus.

Starbucks is on the receiving end of a $2 million lawsuit for allegedly serving coffee tainted with cleaning solution. Cheryl Kingery has filed suit claiming “she was served a drink that contained a cleaning solution used on coffee and espresso machines” at a Starbucks in Clinton, Utah in 2012, reports the Associated Press.

The lawsuit says “the coffee burned and damaged her mouth and esophagus, causing severe nerve damage and chronic burning mouth pain.” She’s seeking $1.5 million to cover medical bills, lost wages, and “other costs,” plus another half a million dollars…