Chipotle faces class-action lawsuit for misleading burrito calorie count


( - The hits keep coming for Chipotle.

The Mexican fast-casual chain received terrible press after hundreds of customers were sickened last year due to norovirus and E. coli outbreaks, leading to a 40-percent stock drop.

Now, three Chipotle customers in Los Angeles are filing a class-action lawsuit against the company for "false nutritional information."

The claim centers around the amount of calories in Chipotle's new chorizo burrito, which an in-store ad listed at 300 calories.

The Chipotle calorie calculator suggests a chorizo burrito with rice, beans, salsa, sour cream and cheese is actually 1,100-plus calories.

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