The eight instances reported to iwaspoisoned.com, a site that lets customers anonymously report illness after eating at restaurants, all included stomach cramps, dizziness, and vomiting. The Loudoun County Health Department reported Wednesday that almost 40 people were sickened by the virus.
Chipotle executive director of food safety, Jim Marsden, notes, "We are working with health authorities to understand what the cause may be and to resolve the situation as quickly as possible". The local health department is investigating the cause of the illness.
This isn't the first time the fast-food chain has dealt with reports of an illness scandal. That same year it hit an even larger group of people - at least 189 - at a restaurant in Simi Valley, Calif.
Norovirus is different from E. coli, the bacteria that led to a widespread outbreak at Chipotle restaurants in 14 states two years ago. In December 2015, almost 120 Boston College students fell sick after a norovirus outbreak at a restaurant close to campus.
Since then, the chain has worked diligently to regain their customer's trust.
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Chipotle said norovirus doesn't come from its food supply, but company shares fell more than 4 percent Tuesday, underscoring its vulnerability following its food scares in 2015.
BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 08: A sign showing that the Chipotle Mexican Grill seen at 1924 Beacon St.is closed on December 8, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.
After the release of the information, the company saw its worst stock decline in seven months.
We believe these advancements, among others, have put us on the path to industry leadership while we continually strive to find new and innovative ways to ensure that our restaurants are safe.
It was not clear how many people became sick or whether they were customers or employees. Chipotle restaurant workers fill orders.
While the norovirus at one location is not that significant overall, there is much more uncertainty now as a reasonable probability exists that the media coverage will be stronger than the severity of the sickness incident and will create new weakness in same-store sales, expanding the downside risk, said one Wall Street strategist.
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Tony Lewis, head of policy and education at the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, said the findings were concerning. Four of the samples collected from Burger King and five from KFC reportedly had " significant " levels of the bacteria.
He said he has seen some big hogs in the past near his property in southeast Alabama, but nothing near the size of an 800-pounder. Police have arrested hunting enthusiasts for transporting hogs across state lines and releasing them into woods in Alabama.
Lewis attended a pretrial hearing Thursday morning, where he and his attorney made it clear they meant to fight the charge. Jury selection will reportedly begin Monday and Lewis' agent hopes the trial will conclude by Tuesday.
I came in October 2015 and Daniel, I think, was probably injured. 'Against the top teams we didn't lose a game, ' he said. I think we will learn from the mistakes that we have made, but we have to see how to undo them'.
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Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its position in shares of United Microelectronics Corporation by 37.9% in the first quarter. Two Sigma Investments LP boosted its stake in shares of United Microelectronics Corporation by 4.8% in the fourth quarter.
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