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Chipotle closes 43 restaurants after latest food poisoning scare

Chipotle Mexican Grill closed 43 restaurants in Seattle and Portland after more than 20 people fell ill from E. coli over a two-week period. Six of the shuttered restaurants were linked to illnesses, which causes abdominal cramping, and severe and occasionally bloody diarrhea. The E. coli outbreak comes just two months after tomatoes at the restaurants were linked to dozens of diarrhea-causing salmonella infections in Minnesota, and a few months after a single Chipotle location in California was blamed for infecting nearly 100 customers with norovirus, the so-called vomiting bug. Chipotle restaurant chains boast simple, unprocessed ingredients that they say their competitors do ... Read More