Starbucks is facing a federal lawsuit after it was allegedly discovered that the refresher drinks' fruit ingredients were missing.

Many consumers enjoy sipping on Starbucks Refreshers as a fruity, somewhat caffeinated alternative to coffee in the afternoon.

But according to a recent complaint, the "fruity" aspect of these drinks may be deceptive.

These drinks don't include the fruits they claim to, claims the Manhattan plaintiff Joan Kominis.

Starbucks Refreshers come in a variety of flavours, such as Pineapple Passionfruit Lemonade, Strawberry Acai Lemonade, and Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade.

The Mango Dragonfruit beverage, Pineapple Passionfruit beverage, and Strawberry Acai beverage

According to Komonis, a resident of Astoria, Queens, don't contain any mango, passionfruit, or even an ounce of acai.

This summer, Starbucks introduced the Pineapple Passionfruit Refresher,

 As seen in this Instagram image. The latest case, however, asserts that there is no passionfruit in the beverage.

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