Chipotle to pay $25M to settle criminal charges linked to norovirus outbreaks
Chipotle will pay a record $25 million in fines for serving tainted food that left 1,100 people sick — the largest food safety fine ever paid in the U.S.
Chipotle agreed to pay $25 million to resolve criminal charges accusing the fast food company of serving tainted food from 2015 to 2018, which prosecutors said was the largest fine ever imposed in a food safety case https://t.co/hq0GmCDiDW
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The company has admitted to poor safety practices, and will avoid conviction by starting a better food handling program.