Hold back those tears and start eating "sunions"

Crying won't be needed to fill that bowl of French onion soup as grocery stores begin carrying a cross-bred, non-tear-provoking version of the traditional onion.

The "sunion" has been propagated for the last 30 years to reduce onion compounds that create sulphuric acid when they react with eye fluid, according to the Independent. Bayer Crop Science seemingly figured the onion's natural defense for keeping hungry critters away just wasn't in line with our mediocre standards for simple living.

Following a March release date, only one's own internal pain and suffering will be the reason for crying in the kitchen, or of course chili-hand-to-eye contamination.

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