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    Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    In a full-page ad appearing in prominent newspapers on Friday, Taco Bell proclaimed, "Thank you for suing us."




    "Our reputation's been falsely tarnished," said Greg Creed, Taco Bell's president. He told CNNMoney that he's meeting with outside counsel to possibly take legal action on these "egregious" accusations against his beef.
    "We clearly take this very seriously," he said, noting that a decision on legal action will be made in the next week. "We're reacting to this onslaught against our food and reputation."
    The fast-food company said that its beef is "100% USDA inspected," and insisted that its meat mix is "88% beef and 12% Secret Recipe." But the lawsuit, filed in federal court within the Central District of California, claims that the mix is about one-third beef.

    http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/...html?tag=stack


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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    Beef is beef, stuff is stuff. The stuff added may be better for you than the beef.


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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    "Less than 35% beef" and "88% beef" is a pretty wide window



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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    Who cares, it's still delicious.



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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    Boy if there beef is that way, I would be worried about their Chicken, it looks like chicken, smells like chicken... could it be 33% chicken? Love the ancient Taco Bell Secret ingredient too...



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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    Who cares, it's still delicious.
    I'm glad I don't have your taste buds.




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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    How many people use plain browned ground beef when they sit down for Taco Night dinner?

    None...They sprinkle in a packet of South of the Border Ortega Sodium and Cumin....along with the requisite 1/2 cup of water.


    This Taco Bell ish is a non-story.


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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    The "stuff" they are talking about is filler material like flour and silica. It's common in most fast foods.



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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    It's a processed product, enough said. Start asking around to different restaurants what percentage of cheese is actually in their products labelled "cheese". I would bet the average person couldn't name what makes up a large percentage of nacho cheese.


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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    The "stuff" they are talking about is filler material like flour and silica. It's common in most fast foods.
    yeah.. not to say its good for you... (read some stuff on 'beef products inc', its not very appetizing), but its never been a secret fast food isnt good for you.



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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    Who cares, it's still delicious.
    Taco Bell? Really? I've heard it called cheap, I've heard it called "good when your drunk", I've heard it called "Better than starving", but never delicicious.



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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    Quote Originally Posted by AmesCloneFan View Post
    It's a processed product, enough said. Start asking around to different restaurants what percentage of cheese is actually in their products labelled "cheese". I would bet the average person couldn't name what makes up a large percentage of nacho cheese.
    I will not have you speaking ill of nacho cheese.



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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneIce View Post
    Taco Bell? Really? I've heard it called cheap, I've heard it called "good when your drunk", I've heard it called "Better than starving", but never delicicious.
    Indeed.



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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    Just curious what you have read about beef products inc?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    yeah.. not to say its good for you... (read some stuff on 'beef products inc', its not very appetizing), but its never been a secret fast food isnt good for you.



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    Re: Taco Bell: "Thanks for Suing Us"

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneIce View Post
    Taco Bell? Really? I've heard it called cheap, I've heard it called "good when your drunk", I've heard it called "Better than starving", but never delicicious.
    It would be odd to hear anything called delicicious.


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