On February 8, Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants across the country will be closed for lunch. Employees will get a pep talk and learn about better food-handling procedures. Better late than never: Since last summer, more than 500 people have gotten sick eating at Chipotle locations on both coasts. The culprits have been e. coli, salmonella, and norovirus. The stock has plunged as have same-store quarterly sales. A federal investigation is underway. And yet there are still many Chipotle devotees. You can read more at weeklystandard.com.
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