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6:06 PM, January 28th, 2011

Taco Bell Fights Lawsuit With Ads

In huge bold letters, the ads state: “Thank you for suing us. Here’s the truth about our seasoned beef.” The lawsuit [claiming the company is not using beef] was filed last week in California, but Taco Bell officials call the claims “bogus.”

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11:24 AM, January 25th, 2011

Taco Bell ‘Meat’ Only 36 Percent Beef

An Alabama law firm is filing a class action lawsuit against Taco Bell after discovering that the “meat” used in their dishes isn’t really meat at all, at least not according to the USDA. The “taco meat filling” as it’s written on their containers has only 36 percent real beef; the rest is a combination of chemicals and odd-ball ingredients like ‘cocoa powder’. The USDA defines “meat taco filling” as having at least 40 percent fresh meat.

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