Please Make The Pumpkin Spice Latte Vegan
  • Petitioning Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz
Executive Vice President
Vivek Varma
Chief Community Officer
Blair Taylor (Chief Community Officer)

Please Make The Pumpkin Spice Latte Vegan

    1. Brent Caldwell
    2. Petition by

      Brent Caldwell

      Ferndale, MI

I am a huge fan of Starbucks. My girlfriend and I will visit our favorite location up to four times a week. We are also both vegan. Normally this is not a tremendous issue at Starbucks because so many drinks can be made with vegan and dairy-free ingredients, which generally just means using soy milk instead of cows milk.

Sadly, in the case of the seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte, this does not hold true. There is currently no vegan option for this drink mix, which is a total bummer. After speaking with numerous other friends of mine from across the country, I have decided to start this petition to ask Starbucks to please change the ingredients of this beloved beverage so that all of their loyal patrons may enjoy it every autumn -- even the vegans and lactose-intolerant customers!

Many people are shocked to hear that the mix contains condensed milk because there's no way anyone would be able to tell walking into a store and placing an order. Employees don't even realize it has milk in it!

A previous petition on Change.org convinced Starbucks to stop using crushed bugs as a food coloring because that just doesn't make sense regardless of if you're vegan or not.

This also makes sense regardless of if you're vegan or lactose-intolerant or not because nothing about 'pumpkin' or 'spice' has to come from an animal! And Starbucks can already make drinks with soy milk -- which they charge extra for, but that's a whole different complaint.

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To:
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz
Vivek Varma, Executive Vice President
Blair Taylor (Chief Community Officer), Chief Community Officer
Please Make The Pumpkin Spice Latte Vegan and dairy-free for all customers to enjoy.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Brittany Gaul LAKEWOOD, OH
      • 1 day ago

      I remember the PSL so fondly, however since I have dietary restrictions I have had to go elsewhere for my Pumpkin fix - and I miss starbucks.

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    • Ashley Fisher RONKONKOMA, NY
      • 2 days ago

      My daughter has a dairy intolerance ( I'm breastfeesing) - Excited for the pumpkin spice season, I ordered soy no whip and my daughter started having issues again... I wracked my brain because I hadn't eaten anything new. What could be causing her issues again!!?! Finally I came across the blog of a woman who had similar issues and found out that the pumpkin spice syrup is actually made with condensed milk!!! The employees didn't even know... Why would you need dairy in pumpkin spice??? On another note.... The employees should really know that there's dairy in a drink especially if it's ordered soy. I would have appreciated a " I noticed you ordered soy - just in case you don't know there's actually milk in the pumpkin spice".

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    • dixie holloway INDIANAPOLIS, IN
      • 7 days ago

      I'm a vegan, and would like to try a pumpkin spice latte

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    • Megan Freed DELRAY BEACH, FL
      • 8 days ago

      This is life threatening for those with dairy allergies!!!

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    • Miho Stanberry REDMOND, WA
      • 9 days ago

      Because I was also bummed out that even the via packet PSL weren't vegan, and I was looking really forward to it!

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