Chipotle closes restaurant after reports of customer illness

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Chipotle has closed a restaurant following multiple reports of customers getting sick after eating at the location.

Chipotle told Business Insider that the chain closed a restaurant in Sterling, Va., after customers reported symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, dehydration and nausea. Customers reported the incidents on iwaspoisoned.com.

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Chipotle said it was aware of illnesses and had notified local health officials.

The restaurant chain’s stock dipped more than 6 percent on Tuesday after the report. This isn’t the first time Chipotle has had issues with food-related illnesses. The company was hit by multiple outbreaks of E. coli in 2015, causing hundreds of customers to get sick.

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