Chipotle tries to get tougher about food safety

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said it's trying to get tougher when it comes to food safety, and announced a series of new programs on Wednesday.

The Denver-based chain (NYSE: CMG), which was wracked by food-borne illness scandals last year that battered the company's stock price, announced eight food safety improvements yesterday.

The new food safety plans include cooking some foods with high pressure, increasing restaurant inspections, and more comprehensive food-tracking systems.

In a video on the company's new food safety site, CEO Steve Ells detailed the company's new food-safety program, including a new food safety advisory council.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: http://bit.ly/2d3Vcqx

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