Chipotle temporarily closes 43 units after E. coli outbreak

Chipotle temporarily closes 43 units after E. coli outbreak

Company officials said they were unclear when restaurants in Washington, Oregon will reopen

Chipotle Mexican Grill officials were waiting on test results Monday before determining when to reopen 43 restaurants in Washington and Oregon after an outbreak of E. coli-related foodborne illness resulted in temporary closures over the weekend, health officials said.

Officials with the 1,931-unit, Denver-based operator voluntarily closed the restaurants on Saturday and Sunday after at least 22 people became sick, including 19 in Washington and three in the Portland, Ore., area

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