The latest round of cuts comes after Taco Bell removed multiple items from its menu in August, including the Nachos Supreme and Beefy Fritos Burrito. Eventually, we may be able to celebrate that environmental win, but we totally understand if things are still a bit too raw right now. Taco Bell is getting rid of its Mexican Pizza, Shredded Chicken items (Shredded Chicken Soft Taco, Shredded Chicken Burrito, and Shredded Chicken Quesadilla Melt), and Pico de Gallo. But if that's not enough to make up for the controversial menu changes, Mexican Pizza fans can sign the petition to try to change Taco Bell's mind—otherwise, they have until November 5 to make the most of their favorite item. PLEASE RETWEET THIS if you think @tacobell is making A mistake by CANCELING the Mexican pizza!! Please @tacobell bring back Mexican pizza and spicy potato soft taco. This is an item loved by many, especially the South Asian community. It’s a tough time to be a Taco Bell fan. Truly awful.) Comedian Bert Kreischer said: "PLEASE RETWEET THIS if you think @tacobell is making A mistake by CANCELING the Mexican pizza!!! (Nexstar) – A petition to save Taco Bell’s beloved Mexican Pizza surpassed 81,913 signatures Friday afternoon as its dedicated fans try to keep the item from being discontinued Nov. 5. Taco Bell has announced more cuts to its menu, with the axing of the Mexican Pizza leading to a social media backlash and even a petition signed by thousands of fans. Taco Bell says the new and “improved” menu will be rolling out starting Nov. 5, so be sure to order your (final) Mexican Pizza before then in order to celebrate your Last Supper together. Taco Bell plans to discontinue the Mexican Pizza by Q4 2020. Adios, Mexican Pizza. Taco Bell was right to anticipate the disappointment fans would feel at the loss of the Mexican Pizza, as a petition demanding that the item remains on the menu already has more than 13,500 signatures. Say goodbye to the Grilled Steak Soft Taco, 7-Layer Burrito, Nachos Supreme, Spicy Tostada, and Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes. You have 4 free articles remaining this month, Sign-up to our daily newsletter for more articles like this + access to 5 extra articles. The creativity and innovation in our kitchen hasn't slowed down at all, and we look forward to rolling out new fan favorites.". Losing this item would not only be the loss of one of our favorite foods but a piece of our childhood & heritage as Indian Americans. In reality, it’s something of a nightmare. I’m asking you nicely first. ), and the Dragonfruit Freeze. !With enough RT’s maybe we can stop this!!! They made the decision to completely ax nine items from the menu, including the Doritos Locos Tacos (both flavors!) !With enough RT’s maybe we can stop this!!! The petition includes multiple calls to action, including "buy as many Mexican pizzas as possible to drive their numbers," but the numbers actually appear to be the problem. How I feel about Taco Bell without Mexican Pizza pic.twitter.com/lpQSPjlNjp. The popular Mexican-inspired fast food chain has recently announced that it will be “streamlining its menu.” In theory, this sounds like a good thing — optimize the menu so they can save money and work more efficiently, right? when taco bell removed the mexican pizza from their menu pic.twitter.com/RthCnQYd58. Either that or Taco Bell just really wanted to hammer home the whole “2020 is a bad year when bad things happen” thing. Fans have started a petition to save the beloved meal item (that is neither technically Mexican nor technically a pizza), but will it be enough? The petition links to an article in The Takeout that explains that while "It may come as a surprise to some people that Taco Bell has danced its way into the hearts of many South Asian Americans." PLEASE RETWEET THIS if you think @tacobell is making A mistake by CANCELING the Mexican pizza!! Taco Bell is a great option for South Asians who are vegetarian or want to eat halal, as it is easy to substitute meat for veggie options. Alas, they are no more. This time around, there are far fewer items leaving the menu, but that doesn't mean that fans are any less upset. After hearing the news of its fate, digital entrepreneur Krish Jagirdar started a Change.org petition titled "Save the Mexican Pizza." In fast food especially, quick decisions are key. Sounds 2020-Appropriate. But apparently, that wasn’t enough. "Please band together, show support, and save the Mexican Pizza.". Even celebrities are trying to pressure Taco Bell into rethinking their decision, like singer Doja Cat (who has changed her Twitter username to "taco hell") and said: Please @tacobell bring back Mexican pizza and spicy potato soft taco. Krish Jagirdar started this petition to Taco Bell Taco Bell plans to discontinue the Mexican Pizza by Q4 2020. The initial announcement was certainly shocking, but now, they’ve done the unthinkable. Please band together, show support, and save the Mexican Pizza. To continue reading login or create an account. Having added a slew of new dishes in recent years, it was time for Taco Bell to cut the fat. Mike Grams, Taco Bell president, said in a news release: "We're constantly evaluating ways to provide a more efficient restaurant experience, and have already begun to see progress from streamlining our menu. Losing this item would not only be the loss of one of our favorite foods but a piece of our childhood & heritage as Indian Americans. Fans want to save Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza — so they started a petition. Losing this item would not only be the loss of one of our favorite foods but a piece of our childhood and heritage as Indian Americans. However, while fans will be sad to see it go, Taco Bell said that removing the pizza from its menu will help the environment as the packaging accounts for more than 7 million pounds of paperboard material per year in the U.S. This is an item loved by many, especially the South Asian community. Diners across the U.S. will get to try the Chicken Chipotle Melt on November 5 and the Dragonfruit Freeze on September 24, while the Green Sauce—fire-roasted green chilies, pureed jalapeño, and hatch green chiles—is returning to select locations. "While we know fans may be understandably sad to see some of their favorites go, this evolution of our menu truly paves the way for fresh new ideas. Will you do the same? How are we supposed to Live Más with menos items on the menu? It’s awful news. Anyway, this September, Taco Bell made a similar “menu streamlining” announcement, but this time, another 12 items were placed on the chopping block. Taco Bell has come for the Mexican Pizza. It already has more than 20,000 signatures! The petition asks supporters to buy as many pizzas as possible and says: "This is an item loved by many, especially the South Asian community. and the Double Decker Taco. Additionally, to replace the Mexican Pizza combo, the Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Tacos Supreme with a large drink combo is returning. https://thetakeout.com/for-a-south-asian-american-taco-bell-s-mexican-pizza-m-1844189617, https://www.foodbeast.com/news/indian-american-love-for-taco-bell/, https://nextshark.com/why-indians-love-taco-bell/, https://www.b-raja.com/south-asians-taco-bell/, Buy as many Mexican Pizzas as possible to drive their numbers, Share this Petition to as many people as possible, This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google.