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  1. fast-food wars
    Chipotle to Enter the Burger Business This FallIts new chain, Tasty Made, goes for Shack Shake’s jugular.
  2. burrito wars
    Even Chipotle’s Health Scare Can’t Convince People to Eat at Taco BellQuarterly profits fell at Chipotle’s rivals, too, despite heavy promos.
  3. the chain gang
    Employees Are Angry at Chipotle for Understaffing StoresA petition argues that many workers have already left “to find jobs that appreciated their hard work.”
  4. Top Chipotle Executive Indicted for Cocaine PossessionFor now, the chain has put him on leave.
  5. Lawsuits
    Chipotle Executives Accused of Dumping Stocks Before the E. Coli OutbreakA new lawsuit filed by shareholders claims they made hundreds of millions of dollars.
  6. Calculated Risks
    Man Vows to Take Own Life in Hands and Eat at Chipotle for 366 Days StraightHe’s on day 315.
  7. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Blames CDC for ‘Panic’ Over E. ColiA complaint argues the agency’s reports “unnecessarily intensified the public’s concern.”
  8. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Will Roll Out Its First-Ever Loyalty ProgramIt thinks that will finally lure back customers.
  9. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle’s Problems Dumped 3 Years of Growth Down the DrainThat’s a lot of lost burritos.
  10. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Is Testing Out New CocktailsAnd not just because alcohol is proven to kill bacteria.
  11. Burger Wars
    Chipotle Goes Right After Shake Shack With Plans for Its Own Burger ChainGot to make up for that estimated $62 million in free burritos somehow.
  12. The Chain Gang
    Analysts Say Chipotle Won’t Recover Till 2018Those burrito coupons are reportedly worth $62 million of freebies.
  13. Recoveries
    Chipotle Is Giving Out 21 Million More BurritosAn executive says the empty stores are getting “kind of eerie.”
  14. Recoveries
    Chipotle Is Scrambling After Its First-Ever Quarterly LossIt hired a food-safety czar and is reportedly trying out precooked beef.
  15. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle’s Problems Cost Its Top Execs $15 Million EachThey’re still doing fine, though.
  16. Burrito Bust
    Another Chipotle Just Closed Because of ‘Norovirus Concerns’An employee was diagnosed with the virus, and another two are suspected of having it.
  17. Recoveries
    Fear of Chipotle Is Slowly WaningSurvey respondents say their “willingness to eat at Chipotle” is increasing.
  18. The Chain Gang
    Trump Claims He Gets McDonald’s ‘Fish Delight’That doesn’t exist — at least not for plebians.
  19. Free Stuff
    Chipotle’s Giving Away Free BurritosTo make up for the fact that they’re closed for an all-hands-on-deck food-safety conference.
  20. Hand Them A Lemon
    Chipotle Has Gone Too Far With Its Latest Food-Safety MovePeople are furious at the chain for moving lemons behind the counter.
  21. Dismal Days
    Chipotle’s Postcrisis Earnings ReportDuring the fourth quarter, net income plummeted 44 percent.
  22. The Chain Gang
    We’ll Probably Never Know What Caused Chipotle’s E. Coli OutbreakThe CDC is supposed to conclude its investigation today, without declaring the source.
  23. Lawsuits
    Former Chipotle Employees Sued a Store Manager for Sex DiscriminationMore problems for the troubled burrito chain …
  24. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle’s Pitiful Sales Have Forced Suppliers to Lay Off EmployeesThe chain’s burrito-bowl manufacturer has shed 5 percent of its workforce.
  25. The Chain Gang
    White Castle Posts Health Scores OnlineThe new site lets customers view health scores for every location.
  26. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Announces Mass Shutdown for One-Day Food-Safety ConferenceYou’ll have to get your burrito somewhere else for a few hours on February 8.
  27. The Chain Gang
    Ridiculous Terms Chains Use for ‘Fast Food’Shake Shack is “fine casual,” while Arby’s is now “fast crafted.”
  28. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Sued Again, This Time for Misleading Investors About Food SafetyNow shareholders are turning against the company.
  29. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Faces Plunging Sales, Is SubpoenaedIt’s gone from bad to worse for the company that is now the center of a criminal investigation.
  30. The Chain Gang
    Boston’s Norovirus-Stricken Chipotle Should Reopen TodayOfficials traced the virus back to a sick employee.
  31. The Chain Gang
    Here Are the Changes Chipotle Will Make to Its FoodThe chain still isn’t quite sure what’s making its customers sick.
  32. Health Scares
    Oh, Brother: Even More States Affected by a New Chipotle-Related E. Coli“… We expected that we may see additional cases stemming from this …”
  33. The Chain Gang
    Angry Boston Mom Hits Chipotle With Its First Norovirus LawsuitCo-CEO Steve Ells also fumbled a big interview question.
  34. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Says New Food-Safety Measures Won’t Raise Burrito Prices“This is a cost that we will bear,” co-CEO Steve Ells says.
  35. Timelines
    2015 Was Easily the Most Depressing Year in Chipotle’s HistoryThings went from bad to worse for the burrito chain with a once-sterling reputation.
  36. Health Concerns
    Chipotle’s Norovirus Outbreak Grows to 141 PeopleThat’s an unusually high number.
  37. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle’s CEO Defended His Restaurants on TodaySteve Ells says the troubled chain will become “the safest place to eat.”
  38. Health Concerns
    How Chipotle Plans to Make Its Food Safer After a Scary YearThe chain has a plan to get “10 to 20 years ahead of industry norms.”
  39. Health Concerns
    Another Chipotle Is Closed After Making at Least 30 People SickSo many Boston College basketball players are ill that their next game could be canceled.
  40. Health Scares
    Chipotle’s E. Coli Outbreak Spreads to 3 More StatesThis keeps getting worse.
  41. Health Concerns
    Chipotle Backs Off Its Local-Ingredients Policy After E. Coli ScareThe chain’s “not sure” all local suppliers meet the new food standards it’s adopted.
  42. Health Scares
    Chipotle’s E. Coli Outbreak Spreads to 4 More StatesThere are no plans to close affected stores in New York, Minnesota, California, or Ohio.
  43. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Cleared to Reopen Locations Shuttered After E. Coli OutbreakLocations affected by the health scare are spick and span.
  44. The Chain Gang
    That Anti-Chipotle Group Is Now Running Full-Page Ads About E. ColiApparently, “You can’t spell ‘Chipotle’ without ‘E. coli.’”
  45. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Has Hired Food-Safety Consultants to Help With Its E. Coli OutbreakThere are now 35 confirmed cases of sickness in Oregon and Washington.
  46. Lawsuits
    It Only Took a Day for Someone to Sue Chipotle for the E. Coli OutbreakThat was fast.
  47. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Has Closed Dozens of Stores After an E. Coli OutbreakOfficials say the number of sick customers is likely to grow.
  48. Health Concerns
    The Cause of Chipotle’s Latest Salmonella Outbreak: Tainted TomatoesYuck.
  49. The Chain Gang
    This Right-Wing Group Is Fat-Shaming ChipotleThe lobbyist known as “Dr. Evil” strikes again.
  50. Food Safety
    Chipotle Has Been Linked to Another Salmonella OutbreakMinnesota health officials say 45 cases can be tied to 17 locations so far.
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