Yahoo!: Chipotle Increases Its Safety Measures as E. Coli Outbreak Spreads to Nine States
"The company recently hired California-based consulting group IEH Laboratories to assess each of its ingredients, conduct testing on its produce, and improve employee training about food handling." Read full story.
REUTERS: Chipotle Sales Battered by Widening E. Coli Outbreak
"Shares in the popular burrito chain tumbled nearly 8 percent to $518 in extended trading after Chipotle warned that sales at established restaurants could drop 8 to 11 percent for the fourth quarter from a year earlier. This would be the first such decline in company history.
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CDC: Multistate Outbreak of E.Coli Linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill Restaurants
"Fifty-two people infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O26 have been reported from 9 states. The majority of illnesses have been reported from Washington and Oregon during October 2015. The number of ill people reported from each state is as follows: California (3), Illinois (1), Maryland (1), Minnesota (2), New York (1), Ohio (3), Oregon (13), Pennsylvania (1), and Washington (27)." Read full story.