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Keebler
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http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/us/2013/06/19/tsr-todd-dnt-chipotle-modified-food.cnn#/video/us/2013/06/19/tsr-todd-dnt-chipotle-modified-food.cnn

Popular food chain Chipotle announces that some of its ingredients are genetically modified.

CNN's Brian Todd reports. 3-minute video - 6-19-13
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Keebler
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Why this matters:


http://flash.lymenet.org/scripts/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=3;t=029690;p=0

Excitotoxins; MSG; Aspartame; & "Natural" Flavors;

GMO foods that destroy the GI Tract; Gluten; Dairy.
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I doubt there's a single chain of restaurants that DON'T have GMO ingredients.

If anyone knows of any, fire away! I'd love to hear it!

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Keebler
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Still, then it's important to avoid them. We have alternatives: brown bag it! Or find real restaurants that have real food - those are few but they do exist.

There are still some items on Chipotle's menu that are not GMO.

We don't have to buy damaged food products just because that's what most (or even all) burger doodles offer. We do not have to be held captive. It just takes more work, though, to run the maze in safety, so to speak.
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That stinks. It is really unfair to try to brand themselves as "natural" ( I realize that word is meaningless.) but then still serve GMO foods.

I like to cook and support my local farmers and garden, but it is nice to be able to eat out too, and I just wish that it didn't require so much research to find real food at restaurants.

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I didn't know they claimed to be GMO free? Like I said, I don't think anyone can claim that.

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I assume that at least anything with corn or soy, that isn't listed as organic, is GMO.
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Lymetoo
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Right...pretty much.

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faithful777
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Well at least home made is gmo free. [Big Grin]

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quote:
Originally posted by Lymetoo:
I doubt there's a single chain of restaurants that DON'T have GMO ingredients.

Ditto.

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Chipotle Labels GMO Ingredients!

http://www.takepart.com/article/2013/06/19/chipotle-now-labeling-gmos?cmpid=tpfood-eml-2013-06-22-chipotle

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KentuckyWoman
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really appreciate this post.. all I can say is: "dang it"
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I screwed up again, but I'm glad for the insight. I was eating their taco salad bowl when I go to town to shop. Been there 3 times in last month.. dang it. [Frown]

I've been working SO HARD on going completely organic/gmofree. Here I go.. more research. [Smile]

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http://www.chipotle.com/en-us/menu/ingredients_statement/ingredients_statement.aspx

the actual link on Chipotles website " 'splain " their stuff.

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KentuckyWoman
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Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by,
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Lymetoo
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Really good show on GMO's:

http://www.knowthecause.com/index.php/watch/dougs-daily-take/1556-dougs-daily-take-052

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