Good start, but why not just not use them in the first place?
GMOs are kind of a sticky wicket. In a super-oversimplified nutshell, some people say they’re bad (unless you’re a huge corporation getting rich off them). Others are quick to counter, “OMG how else are we going to feed the world?! Shut the eff up already and grow the robot-food!” I’ll make no pretense of neutrality. Robot food for everyone! (KIDDING. Shudder.)
So those of us in the skeptical-of-GMOs camp may be happy to hear Chipotle is voluntarily identifying GMOs in its menu items (although only on its website, not in stores) — making it the first restaurant chain in the country to do so. Writes the company:
Our goal is to eliminate GMOs from Chipotle’s ingredients, and we’re working hard to meet this challenge. For example, we recently switched our fryers from soybean oil to sunflower oil. Soybean oil is almost always made from genetically modified soybeans, while there…
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