Chipotle to Reopen 43 Locations After No E. Coli Found

Chipotle (CMG) has announced that its reopening 43 locations following an E. coli investigation.


Chipotle has cleaned the 43 restaurants and health inspectors were unable to find where the E. coli came from. The restaurant said that it will be reopening the locations, which are in Oregon and Washington, on Wednesday, reports USA Today.

Customers of Chipotle that were affected by the E. coli outbreak only ate at 11 of the 43 closed restaurants. The company decided to close the other 32 restaurants on its own. Co-CEO Steve Ells said the chain will look for ways to improve its food safety following the outbreak, USA Today notes.

At least two dozen people fell ill from eating at the Chipotle locations affected by the E. coli outbreak. However, it’s likely that that more were ill, but didn’t seek medical treatment.

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