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Chipotle CEO apologizes over illnesses, vows restaurant chain will be ‘safest place to eat’


WASHINGTON — Chipotle founder and co-Chief Executive Officer Steve Ells on Thursday apologized to patrons who fell ill after eating at the company’s restaurants, and pledged that sweeping new food safety practices will prevent such outbreaks in the future. “This was a very unfortunate incident and I’m deeply sorry that …

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Chipotle restaurant shut down in Seattle for food-safety violations, adding to woes after E. coli outbreak


A Chipotle restaurant in Seattle was shut down for repeated food-safety violations, bringing a fresh headache to a chain reeling from norovirus and E. coli outbreaks. The public-health department for Seattle and King County closed the restaurant, which was located in the city’s South Lake Union neighborhood, according to a …

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc sales plunge as foodborne illness outbreak brings federal subpoena


Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., struggling to rebound from multiple outbreaks of foodborne illness, reported a bigger plunge in fourth-quarter sales than the restaurant chain expected and said it got served with a subpoena in a federal criminal investigation. How Chipotle is changing its cooking methods after a devastating E. coli outbreak …

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc shares jump after chain says it can regain lustre after food-safety crisis


Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. shares rose the most in more than five months on renewed optimism that the chain can bounce back from its food-safety crisis. Chipotle told analysts at an ICR conference in Orlando, Florida, that it can regain the trust of customers and restore its industry-leading restaurant margins, …

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Every Chipotle in the United States will close briefly next month for a staff meeting on food safety


In the wake of a nightmare year for Chipotle, in which hundreds of people were sickened after eating at the popular Mexican-inspired fast food chain, the company says it is taking another step to clean up its act. How Chipotle is changing its cooking methods after a devastating E. coli …

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Chipotle Mexican Grill’s food poisoning outbreak causes traffic to fall in all but one category: teens


TORONTO — There’s one group of customers who don’t seem all that bothered by a series of outbreaks at Chipotle Mexican Grill: teenagers and college-aged youth. How Chipotle is changing its cooking methods after a devastating E. coli outbreak After an E. coli outbreak that sickened more than 50 people, Chipotle …

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc launching $10-million program to help farmers ensure safety of food


Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., seeking to recover from an E. coli crisis that dragged down sales and profit, will start a program aimed at helping suppliers maintain food-safety standards. Chipotle is spending as much as $10 million to fund the effort, co-Chief Executive Officer Steve Ells said during a meeting …

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