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Politician to FDA: 'Get Head Out of Sand'

2011-12-28 Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-28), Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee, responded to the announcement by the FDA that it is withdrawing p...

USDA Risk Management Tool Aims for GAP

2011-12-16 Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan, along with leaders from food and agriculture organizations, introduced today a free online tool to hel...

Chipotle CEO Gets Political, Calls for Clean Food

2011-12-13 In a Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill today, Chipotle CEO Steve Ells called for an end to the overuse of antibiotics in American meats.

Pork it Over: the Meat Expands its Role on Menus

2011-11-17 Leading restaurants are expanding the protein selection on their menus by offering more pork dishes, according to foodservice consultants Technomic.

Chipotle to Bring Food, Music, Art to Chicago in October

2011-08-15 Chipotle Mexican Grill will host its first-ever festival celebrating food, music, and ideas on October 1 in Chicago’s Lincoln Park.

Chipotle Rewards Gold with Green

2011-07-01 A four day-old baby, appropriately dubbed “Our Four Day Old Burrito,” was chosen as the winner of Chipotle Mexican Grill’s “Wrap What You Love” contes...

Exclusive First Peek! Fast-Casual Top 100

2011-05-13 Last week QSR's in-house fast-casual expert, George Green, snagged the interview of the season with Darren Tristano, executive vice president at leadi...

Elite Chipotle Club Adds 200th Member

2011-04-14 Chipotle Mexican Grill’s co-CEOs Steve Ells and Monty Moran announced the promotion of the company’s 200th Restaurateur, a position reserved for its m...

Chipotle Reveals Asian Concept

2011-04-12 Chipotle Mexican Grill unveiled additional details for its new restaurant concept slated to open this summer.

Chipotle Chooses Rokkan for Digital Campaign

2011-04-04 Chipotle Mexican Grill has chosen Rokkan, a New York-based digital agency, for several digital marketing and brand awareness initiatives for 2011.