Jagirdar says anyone that wants to join his cause in saving the pizza is urged to do the following: The petition aims to gain 150,000 supporters for its cause. It can take a while to personally engage people on the issues you care about most — like this petition. A slow cooker can can take your comfort food to the next level. #savethemexicanpizza https://t.co/83zH7lFzGY, Our days together are numbered..... #SaveTheMexicanPizza @tacobell pic.twitter.com/sO3nAsK1vq, Hey @tacobell y’all couldn’t wait till 2021?! To learn more about the petition, click here. It looks like Taco Bell customers are more determined than ever to save the beloved Mexican Pizza. Dallas-based private jet service will soon provide cheap round-trip flights to Houston, Here’s why Texas cities aren’t shutting down like in other states, This Monopoly board shows how gentrified Third Ward is. To learn more about the petition, click here. Taco Bell claims that the Mexican Pizza packaging “accounts for over 7 million pounds of paperboard material per year in the U.S.”. If you’ve been to Taco Bell over the past few months, you probably noticed a few changes to the menu. Joshua Blanchard / Stringer/Getty Images, The Petition to Save Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza Has Over 100,000 Signatures. “I truly, truly believe we have made an impact. The chain says by getting rid of its Mexican Pizza, it will cut down on the packaging it uses for the menu item, according to a previous KSAT 12 report. Buy as many Mexican Pizzas as possible to drive their numbers, Share the petition to as many people as possible, An online petition to save the beloved Mexican Pizza. The petition was created by Krish Jagirdar, of East Brunswick, New Jersey, nearly a month ago on Change.org. Describing it as “an item loved by many, especially in the South Asian community,” Jagridar’s petition states that getting rid of the Mexican Pizza “would not only be the loss of one of our favorite foods but a piece of our childhood & heritage as Indian Americans.” Save the Mexican Pizza. The petition goes on to say the pizza is a loved item by the South Asian community. His profile bio even reads, “Just a dude trying to save the Mexican Pizza.”. The Mexican Pizza is a crisp tortilla shell topped with refried beans and a layer of taco beef, which makes the “crust,” topped with Mexican pizza sauce, a three-cheese blend and tomatoes, according to Taco Bell’s website. Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved. I think that the executives at Yum! There are petitions to save the Mexican pizza, as well as a trending hashtag, #SaveTheMexicanPizza, that has fans uniting to plea for the survival of the iconic fast-food staple. A combination that only peace could have brought together,” the food chain’s website says. The fast food chain announced its plans to remove certain menu items in July of this year. Let’s get to 150,000! It concludes by asking people to help out by buying “as many Mexican Pizzas” as possible to show Taco Bell how loved the menu item it. Back in September Taco Bell updated its 2020 menu and removed the long-standing dish, much to the dismay of Taco Bell lovers across the country. 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(WVLT) - More than 80,000 people have signed a petition to save Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza after the fast food chain announced the popular menu item along with several other would be discontinued in early November. How to Save This Taco Bell Menu Icon. Sadly, it probably won’t be enough to save the dish from getting the ax. The petition claims losing the popular menu item “would not only be the loss of one of our favorite foods but a piece of our childhood & heritage as Indian Americans." RELATED: Taco Bell removing even more items from its menu starting Nov. 5. “Jeopardy!” releases prerecorded Thanksgiving message from Alex Trebek, roger.mcdowell@wvlt-tv.com - (865) 450-8888 x8121. “I hope we can present our case to Taco Bell and work with them to find a way that allows them to keep the Mexican Pizza while also achieving their goals.”, However, the Taco Bell brass didn’t seem to jibe with that assessment. An online petition to save the beloved Mexican Pizza from leaving the Taco Bell menu is trending on social media and it’s gaining more followers by the minute..