NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle is adding chorizo to its menu in yet another move intended to get people back in stores following an e. coli outbreak last year.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot While Meeting To Fight Suspect At Park In Arlington, Police Say
The chain says the topping will be available in select cities including New York and San Diego starting Wednesday. It expects to introduce the chicken-and-pork sausage option nationally in the fall.READ MORE: Texas House Members Urge Gov. Abbott To Reverse Ban On Mask Mandates In Public Schools
Earlier this week, Chipotle also said it plans to launch a loyalty program for the summer that will reward customers with free meals for frequent visits.
The moves are part of the chain’s push to recover after a series of food scares last year sent sales plunging. In the first three months of the year, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.’s sales were down about 30 percent at stores open at least 13 months.MORE NEWS: Sparked By Pandemic Fallout, Homeschooling Surges Across US
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