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CLEVELAND - It's a story that's picking up steam across the globe -- a Hong Kong Starbucks is accused of using toilet water to brew its coffee.
Reports surfaced after photos of a "Starbucks Only" water spout in a bathroom emerged on the Web. The series of photos was reportedly taken at the chain's Bank of China Tower location. It appears to show a man retrieving water from a spout in the men's bathroom, just a few feet away from a urinal and then using a container on a cart to transport it to the coffee shop.
Hong Kong-based tabloid Apple Daily first published images of the questionable practice along with a report stating that Starbucks staff fetch water from the public restroom in the building's parking garage several times every day and use it to brew coffee.
Starbucks has not yet responded to many media outlets' requests for comment on the allegations.
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