27 Aug '13, 7pm

AF yogurt ban prompts Chobani to remove hemp seeds

AF yogurt ban prompts Chobani to remove hemp seeds

When the Air Force speaks, the yogurt industry listens. Chobani announced Tuesday that it is removing hemp seeds from its Blueberry Power Flip — after the Air Force banned consumption of that flavor because of hemp seeds’ potential to skew drug testing. “We’ve heard some concerns from the military community about Chobani products containing hemp seeds and want to set the record straight. Except for Blueberry Power Chobani Flip, no Chobani product contains hemp seeds,” said Amy Juaristi, director of public relations for Chobani, in an email. “However, we’re committed to giving our fans what they want and are in the process of removing the ingredient from our Blueberry Power Chobani Flip. We greatly respect our armed forces and take pride in serving our troops.” Blueberry Power Flip currently comes with a side of walnuts, hemp seeds and chia that yogurt aficionados can “flip...

Full article: http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20130827/NEWS/308270037

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