Chipotle has stopped offering carnitas at a third of its 1,700 stores after one of its suppliers failed to meet standards for "responsibly raised" animals.
Chipotle said in a statement that it requires its pork "comes from pigs that are raised with outdoor access or in deeply bedded pens, and without the use of antibiotics."
Niman Ranch, Chipotle's largest pork supplier, said it is providing the chain with extra meat to make up for the issue with the unnamed vendor.
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