Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Taco Bell Lawsuit - Beef!

A beef over 'beef' content of Taco Bell tacos fuels this class-action suit

Taco Bell's tacos, made with seasoned beef. A class-action suit is challenging the labeling of "beef." (Screen grab from www.tacobell.com)

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By Mary Forgione, Tribune Health

January 25, 2011, 2:24 p.m.
The words "seasoned beef" have become fighting words for a California woman suing Taco Bell for her claim that there's too little "beef" to merit labeling it as such.

The South Florida Sun Sentinel says the class-action suit alleges false advertising claims. It explains:

"It says Taco Bell's ground beef is made of such components as water, isolated oat product, wheat oats, soy lecithin, maltodextrin, anti-dusting agent, autolyzed yeast extract, modified corn starch and sodium phosphate, as well as some beef and seasonings." Taco Bell hasn't responded to the charges, according to media reports. Check out the story here.

Read More: http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-taco-bell-20110125,0,6124769.story?track=rss

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