Chipotle Refuses To Partner With Coalition Of Immokalee Workers. How Bout Them Slave Tomatoes?

Back in April when we gave away free Chipotle burrito passes through Short Order we didn't know they supported slave tomatoes.

Chipotle is that company whose whole PR gimmick is "Food With Integrity." However, they have thus far refused to partner with our favorite Florida farmworkers union, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, or the CIW for short. This is the organization that has been successful in forcing other fast food giants into compliance with humane business practices through guerrilla public relations.

The CIW contends that by not joining up with them Chipotle are supporting "sub-poverty wages, back-breaking labor, and unimaginable exploitation." These assertions are backed up by Florida's vaunted recent history with modern slavery charges filed against, prosecuted, and won over Florida farmers.

Log on to www.ciw-online.org for more info and to see what you can do to help.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >