OK, so Ty beat me to the punch a little on this one, but I had to chime in on the latest agricultural hack job by Chipotle Mexican Grill.
I’ve always felt a little queasy in the belly about Chipotle. I have no problem with them using all naturally raised pork and chicken, and 85% naturally raised beef in their restaurants, if that is what they choose to do. It’s their habit of slandering conventional American agriculture in the process that doesn’t sit so well. So while I would eat at Chipotle on occasion, it was always with a slight sense of apprehension.
Then, last spring, Chipotle landed firmly on my poop list for endorsing the Ohio efforts of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to hijack the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board and obliterate Ohio agriculture via an overly restrictive, non-scientific initiative they had planned to put on the November 2010 ballot, before the well publicized “agreement” was reached between HSUS and Ohio agricultural groups.… Continue readingRead More »