Chipotle's Been Lying About How Many Calories Are In Your Food, Lawsuit Says

Last year, Chipotle tainted its reputation after several restaurants accidentally served burritos with a free side of E. coli.

Since then, the company has been making a serious effort to get burrito lovers back in the door.

However, the fast food chain is finding itself in hot water once again.

If you're one of the many people who were under the impression that Chipotle was a relatively healthy alternative to the typical fast food meals, I have some bad news for you.

It turns out, Chipotle's been lying about how many calories are in your food.

Seriously, Chipotle, I thought we were friends.

Apparently, Chipotle customers in California starting raising some questions after a chorizo burrito advertised to have only 300 calories popped up on the in-store menu.


When you take a look at other comparable burritos on the menu, it almost seems hard to believe that the calorie count of this burrito could be so low.

Well, that's because the 300-calorie listing is actually a big fat lie.

Yep, if you do all of the calorie calculations, this "300-calorie" chorizo burrito actually adds up to be a whopping 1,055 calories.

Apparently, the misleading menu only listed the calories that corresponded to the chorizo itself, not the entire burrito.

As a result of this, three customers are now serving Chipotle with a fresh new lawsuit for providing consumers with BS nutritional info that led people to believe they were eating food that appeared to be healthier than it really was.

These three justice-seeking citizens are filing a class-action lawsuit on behalf of all Chipotle customers who have eaten at the Mexican fast food chain over the past four years.

So basically, if this lawsuit results in a big payout, we might all get some cash to put toward those extra sides of guac.

Citations: People Are Suing Chipotle for Lying About Calorie Counts (Cosmopolitan)