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Posts Tagged ‘Seth Porges’

Chipotle in Trouble Over Undisclosed Bacon

Maxim senior editor Seth Porges has prompted a menu change at Chipotle. After years of eating at the Mexican chain, he recently discovered that the pinto beans were made with bacon. The Huffington Post says this bit of info was always available on the company’s website, but it hasn’t appeared on the in-store menu. The rule was if someone ordered vegetarian, give them a heads up. Porges would order chicken, but doesn’t eat pork for cultural reasons.

After a few tweets and a letter to the CEO and execs at Chipotle, that detail will be added to menus.Consumerist has Porges’ correspondence.

With the vast number of people who don’t eat pork for personal and religious reasons, it’s surprising that Chipotle would never think to include that important ingredient on the menu. Nevertheless, Porges praised the company’s response.

“Just a model of great PR: attend to the problem, apologize, and create a solution,” he told Consumerist.

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Revolving Door: UsMagazine.com, ‘Maxim,’ ‘Redbook,’ and More

Here are this week’s media highlights from Mediabistro’s Revolving Door Newsletter:

Ariana Finlayson has been named assistant editor at  UsMagazine.com. She had been associate editor at RealBeauty.com. (mb)

Seth Porges has been named senior editor at Maxim. He had been associate editor at Popular Mechanics. (mb)

Andrea Parquet-Taylor has been named news director at WNCN in Raleigh. She had been news director at WRAL in Raleigh. (TVSpy)

Victoria Kirby has been named beauty editor at Redbook. She had been editorial director at Makeup.com. (FBNY)

Pamela Colloff has been named executive editor at Texas Monthly. She had been senior editor there. (mb)