Lawsuit claims Starbucks 'underfills' iced drinks

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A woman is suing the coffee chain, alleging the company put too much ice in her drinks (KTRK)

A new federal lawsuit against Starbucks claims the company is deceiving its customers when it comes to their iced beverages.

Chicago resident Stacy Pincus filed the proposed class action suit on Wednesday in Illinois, according to court documents.

The suit alleges the brand "unlawfully underfills iced coffee, iced tea, and iced-blended specialty drinks crafted by Starbucks employees." The lawsuit alleges the drinks are underfilled "compared to how they are advertised, misleading and injuring consumers in the process."

Starbucks spokesperson Jaime Riley issued a statement to ABC News in response to the lawsuit.

"We are aware of the plaintiff's claims, which we fully believe to be without merit," Riley said. "Our customers understand and expect that ice is an essential component of any 'iced' beverage. If a customer is not satisfied with their beverage preparation, we will gladly remake it."

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