Sunday, January 23, 2011

Law Firms Sue Taco Bell, Ask Court to Determine: Where’s the Beef?

By Martha Neil

(ABA Journal) Contending that the purported "seasoned beef" or "seasoned ground beef" in a number of Taco Bell menu items isn't as meaty as it sounds, consumer law firms have filed a federal suit in California this week..

"In reality, a substantial majority of the filling is comprised of substances other than beef, and is required to be labeled and advertised as 'taco meat filling.' "

Similarly, advertised "seasonings" are in fact "binders and extenders such as 'isolated oat product,' " which "are not added for flavor but rather to increase the volume of the product," the suit says...

3 comments:

Fr. Erik Richtsteig said...

Does this mean we can eat them on Friday?

Mindyleigh said...

I'm rather reassured! It's probably healthier. :P

belinda said...

Yes Father, as long as you only eat the binders and extenders. No actual meat.