Chipotle Mexican Grill was the first U.S. restaurant chain to label which of its menu items contained genetically engineered ingredients. Now the company is taking its “food with integrity” approach one step further.
Some 93 percent of soybeans and 80 percent of corn: Those numbers reflect how much of each crop is grown with seeds genetically altered under the patents of agro-giant Monsanto. An antitrust investigation is at hand, as questions about a monopoly status seem not too far off.
Researchers are probing ways to create genetically modified livestock that are oblivious to their confinement and thus easier to prepare for subsequent slaughter. Zombie bacon double-cheeseburger, anyone?