Lawsuit Filed Over Norovirus OutbreakJuly 31, 2017
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A lawsuit has been filed against Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. over a recent norovirus outbreak at its Sterling, VA, restaurant.
Last week, more than 100 customers reported symptoms of the gastrointestinal illness, prompting Chipotle to temporarily close the restaurant for a thorough sanitization. The outbreak was traced to a sick employee of the restaurant.
Two of the infected customers have filed a lawsuit against Chipotle seeking US$75,000 in damages, WRC-TV reports.