Protests reportedly set for Thursday at California Chipotles

March 23, 2016

Advocates plan protests for high noon Thursday at two Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants in California to raise awareness about what they say are food safety problems at Taylor Farms, which supplies tomatoes to Chipotle, according to the Teamsters.

“In the wake of numerous food poisoning outbreaks at the fast-casual Mexican food chain, safety advocates and workers say Taylor Farms’ operations in Tracy, CA, poses further risks to the safety of Chipotle customers,” the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters said in a news release published this afternoon by Morningstar Inc.

“The salad processing giant has recalled more than 150,000 food…