By Pork Network Staff
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. took another hit today – this time in the wallet.
Shares of the restaurant chain’s stock hit a 52-week low Monday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced five new suspected E. coli cases infecting people in Kansas, North Dakota and Oklahoma, according to media reports.
The CDC said it does not know if the more recent cases are connected to the outbreak linked to Chipotle in late October which affected 53 people, according to media reports. The first cases were reported primarily in Washington and Oregon. Twenty people were hospitalized in that outbreak, according to reports.
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