What’s the other 65 percent of Taco Bell’s “beef”? ABC reports that according to the lawsuit, the other ingredients include “water, wheat oats, soy lecithin, maltodrextrin, anti-dusting agent and modified corn starch.” Yummy.
The unmeaty food news comes thanks to a class-action lawsuit filed by a law firm called Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles in Montgomery, Ala. The suit isn’t asking for money — just a stop to the false advertising. Taco Bell will “vigorously defend” the honor of its “beef.”
The whole debacle makes The Onion’s hilarious “news” segment last year — Taco Bell’s New Green Menu Takes No Ingredients From Nature — even funnier and strangely prescient. Here it is, for foodies who missed it.
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