Lawsuit: Taco Bell’s beef tacos have so little meat, they’re practically vegan (Update)
|Real ground beef (top), alleged “beef” in Taco Bell taco (bottom)|
Update: Fat City, like most media outlets, received a written statement from Taco Bell president and chief concept officer Greg Creed defending Taco Bell’s products. Read on to the end of the post to be reassured that a beef taco is not really a “beef” taco.
OK, so the headline might be a slight overstatement, but a consumer rights class-action lawsuit filed last Friday in California argues that the Tex-Mex fast-food giant, owned by Louisville-based Yum! Brands, is guilty of false advertising because it claims to use ground beef in its inexpensively priced food.