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So what's in this "seasoned beef?" The lawsuit claims it's mostly binders and extenders such as "water, wheat oats, soy lecithin, maltodrextrin, anti-dusting agent and modified corn starch." How many ways can we not say, "Yum?"
"Taco Bell prides itself on serving high quality Mexican inspired food with great value," Taco Bell spokesperson Rob Poetsch told the AP. "We're happy that the millions of customers we serve every week agree," Poetsch said, adding that the company would "vigorously defend the suit. False advertising claims are all over the food world at the moment (from fake-fruit in cereals to no genuine maple in "maple" oatmeal). We can't help telling food manufacturers we're taking a time out from faux fruit and filler-laden "beef." Keep it real (literally) or you won't keep your customers.
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