Chipotle has had a drop in their stock since late 2015, The Disease E. coli is a bacteria infection.
On Tuesday, Chipotle closed a business in Sterling, VA. The companies stock has dropped 6% in trading.
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The evidence is quite damaging enough, Chipotle investors are unsure if it’s a possibility separate themselves from the food safety concerns.
This is very similar to the E.Coli breakout that happened in 2015.
Instead of taking full blame for the mistakes, Chipotle’s legal team decided to blame the Center For Disease Control for their poor publicity on the matter.
This time it it appears Chipotle is having issue’s with Norovirus.
The virus can be found in food when there is poor hygiene which can come from the bathroom.
To this date there is at least 13 customers who have developed an sickness from Chipotle after eating on July 14th and July 15th.
Chipotle’s team responded to all of the backlash about their recent issue’s with food safety.
“The reported symptoms are consistent with norovirus. Norovirus does not come from our food supply, and it is safe to eat at Chipotle.”
Chipotle has been working as hard as they can to make a comeback after the E.Coli outbreak.
There isn’t anything very odd about diseases pop up in popular food chains but it appears for Chipotle this is happening a little more frequently.
Chipotle is linked to the norovirus outbreak in Boston which infected 120 college students in Dec 2015.
Earlier In 2008, 180 Students got sick after eating at a nearby chain in San Diego.
The same year in San Diego Chipotle spread Hepatitis A to at least 20 people.
Chipotle continues to show they may not fully be capable of controlling the quality of their food and defintely does not put confidence in investors to buy into their food business.