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...