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The Los Angeles Times has an interview with Trevor Suslow, extension research specialist in the plant sciences division at the University of California, Davis, about "the next steps for Chipotle and the state of food safety in fast-food restaurants."

Among the things that Suslow argues is that Chipotle's response has been "disappointing," and that Chipotle may not be any safer now than it used to be.

You can read the entire story here

One other note. Reflecting the fact that Chipotle has not regained its competitive mojo in the days since it announced new food safety initiatives, the company plans to extend a free burrito promotion, and will give away "more than 20 million burritos via coupons or mobile offers," the Associated Press reports.
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