Chipotle Customers Say They Were Duped By Calorie Claims

By Emily Field (November 22, 2016, 5:30 PM EST) -- Three diet-conscious Californians are claiming that Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. misleads consumers about the calorie amount in its chorizo burritos, saying in a proposed class action in state court that there's no way they contain only 300 calories.

The consumers leading the suit say that Chipotle's menu boards led them to believe that the chorizo burrito — released earlier this year — contained far fewer calories than it actually does. One of the named plaintiffs, David Desmond, said that he picked the burrito because he thought it was a healthier, lower calorie choice, but realized that it couldn't have been only...

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