Chipotle Is Now Blasting Pathogens Off Chorizo With High-Powered Water Jets

September 21, 2016

Rest easy, America

Nearly a year after being rocked by a massive food safety scandal that sickened hundreds, led to a criminal investigation, and sent the chain’s stock tumbling, Chipotle is reassuring customers that its food is safe. How can they be so sure? Well, for one thing, the chain is now blasting pathogens off of chorizo using “high-powered water jets.”

If the mental image of Steve Ells personally blasting your chorizo bowl with a giant firehose isn’t enough, rest assured the company has instituted plenty of other new food safety practices, too. As the Wall Street Journal reports, the