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Where's the Beef....in my Taco?

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« on: January 24, 2011, 06:27:07 pm »

I thought Taco Bell was one of a very few fast food joints where you could get something that's not totally bad for you. Guess not.  Angry

Why Meat Eaters Might Consider a Run for the Border

24 January 2011

Taco Bell will meet attorneys in a class-action lawsuit that claims the fast food company misleads customers by advertising "ground beef" as an ingredient in its food.



Beasley Allen of Montgomery, Alabama, accuses the chain of false advertising in its menu and advertisements, contending what Taco Bell calls "ground beef" is, simply, not ground beef.

In fact, only 36% of what stores are stuffing burritos, Gorditas, and Chalupas with actually comes from "the flesh of cattle."

The suit contends that Taco Bell's meat filling should rightly be called "taco meat filling" since it does not meet the USDA's definition of "ground beef," nor does ground beef make up more than 36% of what Taco Bell is serving up at its more than 5,800 locations in the United States alone.

When customers order Taco Bell's chicken or carne asada from the menu, they are actually consuming chicken and carne asada. But it's a different story with the ground beef...

Continued here: http://uk.ibtimes.com/articles/20110124/why-meat-eaters-might-considerrun-for-the-border.htm
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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2011, 09:11:51 pm »

A couple of years ago an online article noted that Taco Bell uses Grade D beef...
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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2011, 09:30:17 am »

A couple of years ago an online article noted that Taco Bell uses Grade D beef...

Well I guess I'm behind the times then....been busy with other things. 
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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2011, 08:27:04 pm »

We all are...
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