Chipotle is considering to improve certain food safety measures, which the company recently introduced after outbreaks of E.Coli pushed Chipotle's balance sheet into a gloomy condition. Chipotle recently changed its cooking methodology by precooking the beef outside its own restaurants.
Chipotle slashed its executives' pay for the year 2015. In a regulatory filing released on Friday, Chipotle said that its executives will not receive any bonus for 2015 as a result of the E.coli incident.
It's an irony for food restaurant chain Chipotle to face another issue with food poisoning when the store is making enough effort to recover from recent sanitation problems. Employees from Billerica location has been reported to be sick where one fell ill with norovirus making the shares to dive at 2.4%.
Chipotle has been reported to embattle with the series of epidemic outbreaks and adopt new food safety measures. The restaurant giant is facing a subpoena investigating a norovirus outbreak at one of its restaurants in California. Both share price and restaurant sales have been reduced following the epidemic outbreaks. To regain the customers back, the chain has adopted certain marketing policies including offering more food free to the customers.
Chipotle, the fast food chain, is facing federal investigation following multiple back-to-back outbreaks of E.Coli, norovirus and Salmonella which affected hundreds of people in more than nine states. The company has proposed a shutdown of all its operations for a few hours to hold an emergency meeting regarding this food safety crisis.
The U.S. health officials announced on Monday that as many as 200 people who attended a catered event at a downtown Seattle's Russell Investments Center have become ill with norovirus.