The latest Chipotle health scare has expanded to another restaurant chain

Hollis Johnson
  • Health officials say they have identified fewer than 40 sick customers and employees of the Chipotle on West Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles.
  • Officials still haven’t determined the cause of illnesses.
  • The investigation has expanded to a restaurant next door, PizzaRev, where some Chipotle employees also worked.

The investigation into illnesses tied to a Los Angeles Chipotle is expanding.

Health officials are now investigating the restaurant next to the Chipotle on West Pico Boulevard, called PizzaRev, the Los Angeles Health Department told Business Insider.

“Some staff worked at both locations, and there were reports of illness there,” it said. “Both establishments are currently open and have been cooperating with the ongoing investigation.”

The department said officials had not yet determined the cause of the illnesses.

“As of yet a specific food item or condition has not been implicated as the cause of infection,” it said in an emailed statement.

So far, officials have identified fewer than 40 sick customers and employees of the Chipotle location, the agency said.

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