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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is facing new questions about its food-safety procedures in Seattle. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

(Bloomberg) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is facing new questions about its food-safety procedures in Seattle, a sign the restaurant chain may have a hard time bouncing back from recent E. coli and norovirus outbreaks.

The city shut down a Chipotle in the South Lake Union neighborhood on Thursday after multiple inspections found it failed to keep food hot enough. The health department also gave unsatisfactory scores to nine of the 17 Chipotle restaurants in the Seattle area—even though the company previously closed the locations to revamp their food-handling standards.

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