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Taco Bell responds to beef claims: Not true! Now we'll sue

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Taco Bell's Beef Statement

In response to the Alabama Class Action suit that asserts Taco Bell's ground beef is only 35 percent beef, the chain has released a statement. Long story short: They say lawyers should have checked their facts. Now Taco Bell is planning legal action of their own in response.

Taco Bell's Beef Statement

So how does the chain respond to the the claim that Taco Bell's ground beef is only 35% meat?

"At Taco Bell, we buy our beef from the same trusted brands you find in the supermarket, like Tyson Foods. We start with 100 percent USDA-inspected beef. Then we simmer it in our proprietary blend of seasonings and spices to give our seasoned beef its signature Taco Bell taste and texture. We are proud of the quality of our beef and identify all the seasoning and spice ingredients on our website. Unfortunately, the lawyers in this case elected to sue first and ask questions later — and got their "facts" absolutely wrong. We plan to take legal action for the false statements being made about our food."

Greg Creed
President and Chief Concept Officer
Taco Bell Corp.

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