No more Guacamole? Chipotle says global warming putting avocados at risk

#AFN2014 says #advocados

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Could guacamole and some salsas become victims of global warming? Possibly, says Chipotle Mexican Grill.

The restaurant chain, in an annual report, listed drought and global weather change among a long list of business risks faced by the company.

“Increasing weather volatility or other long-term changes in global weather patterns, including any changes associated with global climate change, could have a significant impact on the price or availability of some of our ingredients,” Chipotle said in the filing last month.

If the cost of ingredients jumps, the company said it “may choose to temporarily suspend” serving items such as guacamole or some salsas.

The warning was highlighted Tuesday by ThinkProgress, a liberal blog.

The good news is Chipotle customers won’t have to deal with guacamole withdrawal anytime soon.

“This is nothing more than routine risk factor disclosure. The sky is not falling,” said Chipotle spokesman Chris…

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