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Pizza Ranch Linked to E. coli Outbreak in Nine States

Pizza Ranch Linked to E. coli Outbreak in Nine States

Pizza Ranch desserts have been linked to E. coli food poisonings in nine states, federal officials say. The outbreak started in December, mainly among people who had eaten at the Iowa-based chain’s restaurants, according to Brittany Behm, a spokeswoman for the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Behm said […]

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Chipotle Faces No-Win Scenario as Crisis Taints Its Every Move

Chipotle Faces No-Win Scenario as Crisis Taints Its Every Move

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. responded quickly when four of its workers called in sick last week with suspected cases of norovirus. The Boston-area restaurant was shuttered for cleaning, and no customers got ill. The company’s management considers that a successful outcome – a sign its updated health protocols are working. […]

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Chipotle Served With New Subpoena as Criminal Probe Expands

Chipotle Served With New Subpoena as Criminal Probe Expands

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. received a subpoena expanding the scope of a federal criminal probe into a norovirus outbreak in California, renewing concerns that its food-safety crisis isn’t over. The subpoena was served by the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Central District of California on Jan. 28, the Denver-based company […]

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Why Shake Shack's CEO still eats Chipotle burritos

Why Shake Shack’s CEO still eats Chipotle burritos

Shake Shack’s CEO, Randy Garutti, tells CNNMoney’s Cristina Alesci why Chipotle’s troubles are a great reminder about food safety, and why millennials are willing to pay more for quality.

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Chipotle Outbreak Leads to Federal Subpoena

Chipotle Outbreak Leads to Federal Subpoena

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (CMG.N), under scrutiny for months over outbreaks of foodborne illness across several U.S. states, said on Wednesday it was served with a subpoena in a federal criminal probe linked to a norovirus case in California last year. Shares of the burrito chain fell more than 5 […]

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Chipotle Stock Plunges Again on New E. Coli Fears

Chipotle Stock Plunges Again on New E. Coli Fears

Wall Street is very very worried that those long lines at Chipotle around lunchtime may be a thing of the past following reports of more E. coli cases tied to the popular Mexican food chain. Shares of Chipotle (CMG) fell 5% Tuesday and dipped below $500 for the first time […]

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Chipotle Founder Steve Ells Addresses Series Of Outbreaks

Chipotle Founder Steve Ells Addresses Series Of Outbreaks

Steve Ells, Chipotle’s founder and co-CEO, joins TODAY to talk to Matt Lauer about the restaurant chain’s recent scourge of health scares from norovirus to E. coli, and he says that the company is taking steps to be “the safest restaurant to eat at.”

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Chipotle's E. Coli Impact Worse Than Expected

Chipotle’s E. Coli Impact Worse Than Expected

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., struggling to contain the damage from an E. coli outbreak at its restaurants, tumbled in New York trading after rescinding its 2016 forecast and projecting its first quarterly same-store sales decline as a public company. Technomic Vice President David Henkes weighs in on “Bloomberg Markets.”

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Chipotle Tightens Standards Amid E. Coli Outbreak, Putting Buy-Local Pledge in Jeopardy

Chipotle Tightens Standards Amid E. Coli Outbreak, Putting Buy-Local Pledge in Jeopardy

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., dealing with an E. coli outbreak that has sickened dozens around the U.S., has tightened its supplier standards, putting its longstanding promise to buy food locally in jeopardy. “We have elevated requirements for all of our produce suppliers (chiefly in the area of testing of ingredients) […]

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Chipotle to Reopen Northwest Restaurants

Chipotle to Reopen Northwest Restaurants

All test results negative for E. Coli; no ongoing threat Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) will reopen all 43 restaurants in the Seattle and Portland, Ore. markets that the company voluntarily closed. The restaurants are opening in the coming days with a fresh supply of all new ingredients. Health officials […]

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Chipotle Moves Aggressively to Address Issues in Washington and Oregon

Chipotle Moves Aggressively to Address Issues in Washington and Oregon

Company voluntarily closes restaurants; replaces food; cooperates fully with investigation On the heels of an E. coli incident that was linked to eight of its restaurants in Oregon and Washington state, Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) has taken a number of immediate steps to assist investigators as they conduct their review […]

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E. coli Closes All Washington, Oregon Chipotles

E. coli Closes All Washington, Oregon Chipotles

Chipotle voluntarily closed all 43 of its restaurants in Washington State and Oregon due to an E. coli scare. At least 22 people got sick with E. coli in the Pacific Northwest. Most reported eating at Chipotle.

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Diamond Wipes Launches Pro-Grade Rinse-Free Food Surface Sanitizing Wipes

Foodservice industry wipes provide convenient way to prevent cross-contamination Diamond Wipes International (www.DiamondWipes.com), the leading West Coast manufacturer of disposable wet wipes, announced today the launch of its new EPA-registered Handyclean™ Rinse-Free Sanitizing Wipes, which sanitize all non-porous food contact surfaces in places such as restaurants, bars, institutional kitchens, and […]

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Erbert and Gerbert’s Sandwich Shops Remove Alfalfa Sprouts from Menu

Erbert and Gerbert’s® Sandwich Shops have made the decision to remove alfalfa sprouts from their entire menu in all locations across the system. The decision to remove sprouts was prompted based on recent multi-state outbreaks of serious health issues associated with sprouts. Although Erbert and Gerbert’s Sandwich Shops have not […]

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