Crisis averted: Starbucks avoids social media meltdown in Atlanta hoax

Crisis averted: Starbucks avoids social media meltdown in Atlanta hoax

Quick action kept fraudulent claims of tainted food from getting out of control

Just as Starbucks was preparing the nationwide launch of its light-roast Blonde Espresso, the Seattle-based coffee chain had to do damage control over a hoax about one of its Atlanta locations.

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