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Chipotle Clears the Air about Cereplast

2008-12-23 The chain denies earlier claims of systemwide roll out.

Chipotle Enhances Online Ordering Program

2008-10-28 The company added a secure credit card payment capability that can save customers’ information.

Chipotle Falls Victim to Economy

2008-10-24 The company posted its first profit fall since going public and warns of menu price increases.

Chipotle Seeks LEED Certification

2008-10-02 An on-site wind turbine will provide 10 percent of the power at Chipotle's Gurnee, Illinois, restaurant.

Chipotle Feeling Tight Economy

2008-09-12 The company announced slowing sales expectations for its third quarter, which officially ends September 30.

Best Customer Service Winners Announced

2008-07-24 Corporate Research International lists Chipotle, Subway, and Sonic as having high brand image and customer perception.

Steve Ells Named to The Land Institute BOD

2008-03-04 The Land Institute is a nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to addressing sustainable agriculture issues.

Chipotle Serves Naturally Raised Beef in Minnesota

2008-02-18 All of Chipotle’s naturally raised beef, pork, and chicken comes from animals that are humanely raised, never given antibiotics or added hormones, and fed a pure vegetarian diet.

Chipotle Commits to Serving More Than 50 Million Pounds of Naturally Raised Meat in 2008

2008-01-07 Chipotle will increase servings of naturally raised meat by 40 percent over last year.

Chipotle Eliminates Hormones from Menu

2007-11-05 Chipotle is the first national restaurant chain to eliminate rBGH entirely from items on its menu.