Chipotle still seeking food safety; Ells says ‘esoteric’ plan failed

January 12, 2017

Repeating phrases they have been using for the past year, officials with Chipotle Mexican Grill this week announced food safety enhancements and dismal sales numbers.

The news broke Monday that the Denver-based burrito chain would be installing new air purifying equipment and ice machine sanitizers in all of its existing 2,200 fast food restaurants and all new locations. A U.S. company, RGF Environmental Group Inc. of Riviera Beach, FL, announced it would be supplying Chipotle with the equipment from its Palm Beach County production plant.

“RGF’s Reme Halo air purification units and IMSB ice machine sanitizers were tested in multiple