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No Chipotle for lunch today: Its U.S. restaurants shut for a food safety meeting

No Chipotle for lunch today: Its U.S. restaurants shut for a food safety meeting

Don't plan on eating at Chipotle before 3 p.m. on Monday.

The Denver-based burrito chain is closing all of its U.S. restaurants for part of the day so its employees can attend a company-wide meeting to discuss food safety changes and allow staff to ask questions.

All restaurants are to reopen at 3 p.m. local time. As of December, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has 1,971 locations across the nation.

Chipotle's sales have slumped after two E. coli outbreaks were tied to its restaurants. In November, Chipotle temporarily closed 43 restaurants in Washington and Oregon after 22 cases were linked to its eateries. Those locations have since...

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