Originally Published on Huffington Post. Co-authored with Julie Kelly who really did all the hard work and research. I just added the dumb jokes. Also, we think Hershey’s is a great company and we feel a little bad about making fun of them, especially since some activists are still calling for a boycott even after the announced change.
Exciting news, candy lover! Your Kit Kat will now contain sucrose molecules from Latin America instead of Minnesota.
That’s right, an anti-GMO group has been hard at work, fighting for your right to eat a new peanut butter cup that is exactly like the old peanut butter cup. For two years, they unleashed a cabal of angry Facebookers and Tweeters to tell Hershey’s that they better “Break up with GMOs” or else! And break up Hershey’s did, meaning they’re dumping American sugar in favor of imported sugar.
For decades, some Hershey’s…
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