Chipotle’s Boston Restaurant linked to Norovirus Outbreak Opens for Customers
With a hope to get back on track, restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill announced reopening of its Boston restaurant in Cleveland Circle neighborhood which was linked to illness of over 130 people earlier this month.
Chipotle spokesman Chris Arnold said the Boston restaurant reopened on Sunday for customers. The restaurant was closed earlier this month when Boston College claimed that 120 of its students fell ill after eating at the Chipotle restaurant. The college said that the students showed symptoms consistent with the company’s norovirus outbreak.
The Denver headquartered Chipotle is under scrutiny since November this year when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first linked the company to an E. coli outbreak. That time, health officials announced that the outbreak sickened at least 52 people in nine US states. Due to huge numbers of cases, Chipotle announced to shut down many of its restaurant.
Since the outbreak troubled the restaurant chain, its shares are tumbling continuously, but on Monday, after Chipotle reopens Boston restaurant, shares changed a little at $493.52 on the New York Stock Exchange.
To make customers sure that things are under control, the head of Boston’s restaurant inspection program ate at Chipotle in Cleveland Circle. Commissioner William Christopher was also among those people who ate at the restaurant on Monday. He ordered a bowl with steak, chicken, peppers, onions, and lettuce. “The food was wonderful. There were no side effects or anything”, he said in a statement after the meal.
According to the BostonHerald, the Chipotle restaurant in Cleveland Circle where more than 100 people were sickened has reopened — with Boston’s chief health inspector saying he will have lunch there tomorrow “to show the world that we really do think it’s OK.”
The quiet reopening yesterday had been delayed a few days because of a water leak unrelated to the outbreak of norovirus nearly three weeks ago that city officials said centered on the Mexican restaurant.
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Christopher says he’s pleased that the franchise took the necessary steps to meet the city’s strict health code standards. Sticking to his carb-free diet, the commissioner ordered a bowl with steak, chicken, peppers, onions and lettuce.Christopher says he hadn’t eaten at Chipotle in years, but the food was “wonderful” and he experienced no side effects, told the WashingtonTimes.
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