By Angela Bowman
Consumers are literally sick of hypocritical restaurant giant Chipotle – and so are America’s farmers and ranchers.
Earlier this week, at least 120 Boston College students contracted norovirus after eating at a nearby Chipotle restaurant – the incident marks the restaurant’s fourth foodborne illness outbreak this year.
To make matters even worse for Chipotle, according to Fortune magazine, the restaurant blames the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and media, especially concerning their E. coli nightmare.
“Because the media likes to write sensational headlines, we can probably see when somebody sneezes that they’re going to say, ‘Ah, it’s E. Coli from Chipotle’ for a little bit of time,” Chief Financial Officer Jack Hartung told reporters at an investor conference this week.
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