IRVINE (CBSLA) — Taco Bell is removing long-time favorites from the menu but promising that the replacements will still be tasty.
The Irvine-based fast food chain said in a news release on Friday that starting November 5, it is saying goodbye to the Mexican Pizza, Shredded Chicken and Pico de Gallo.READ MORE: Federal Court Strikes Down Judge’s Order To Provide Housing To All Skid Row Homeless
The restaurant said the pizza, which is packaged in paperboard, is being removed to help reduce Taco Bell’s carbon footprint.
Fresh diced tomatoes will replace pico de gallo and Fresco Style is still an option for guests.READ MORE: Smokey Southland Skies Caused By Wildfires Burning In Northern And Central California Spur Air Quality Concerns
Nationwide additions to the menu will include Chicken Chipotle Melt for $1 starting on November 5 and a tropical frozen beverage called Dragonfruit Freeze starting September 24.
Regional additions include a new green sauce recipe returning to select markets starting November 5.MORE NEWS: Father Memorializes Son, Who Died In 2019 Conception Boat Fire, Along Last 500 Miles Of 2,600 Mile Hike
The fan favorite Quesalupa will return to menus starting on September 24 with a test in Knoxville, Tennessee