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The Salt on National Public Radio (NPR) reports that Chipotle is the subject of a class action suit charging that its claims to not sell any foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are inaccurate.

The story says that "'Chipotle serves meat products that come from animals which feed on GMOs, including corn and soy,' the suit says. In addition, the complaint laments the fast-casual chain's sour cream and cheese — from dairy farms that feed animals GMO feed — and its soft drinks, made with GMO sweetener."

The Salt notes that Chipotle has consistently "disclosed at the bottom of this page on its website that 'many of the beverages sold in our restaurants contain genetically modified ingredients, including those containing corn syrup, which is almost always made from GMO corn.' The chain also acknowledged the 'challenge' of the GMO feed used by its meat suppliers." But, the lawsuit maintains that Chipotle hasn't made any "meaningful steps to clarify consumer misconceptions."
KC's View:
I'm a consumer. I understood where Chipotle stood, and what the limitations were. Hard to imagine that Chipotle suffers as a result of this suit (other than the expense of legal fees).