Cornell food safety expert available to comment on Chipotle closures

Chipotle has temporarily shut down its restaurants during the busy lunch hours on Monday to do a company-wide training on food safety changes. Cornell University professor Robert Gravani is an expert in food safety in all sectors of the food system including production agriculture, food processing and retailing, as well as consumer information. Gravini is […]

GMO-free labeling gives Chipotle a health halo, even if not justified

Jonathon Schuldt, a professor of communication at Cornell University focusing on health communication, says Chipotle’s decision to label its menu GMO free creates a health halo that leads consumers to see Chipotle in a “feel good” way that might not be based on facts.   Schuldt says:   “Putting aside the matter of whether Chipotle’s […]