IRVINE (AP) — Taco Bell officials deny claims made in a lawsuit that the meat in their tacos and other products is not all beef.

Taco Bell President Greg Creed said Tuesday in a statement that the lawyers who filed the lawsuit got their facts wrong. He said Taco Bell plans to take legal action against those making the allegations. He did not explain specifically what Irvine-based Taco Bell would do.

A class-action lawsuit filed Friday by a Montgomery law firm says the Taco Bell meat mixture contains binders and fillers. The lawsuit claims Taco Bell falls short of the USDA’s requirement that its filling be at least 40 percent fresh meat.

Creed said that Taco Bell buys the same brands of beef sold in supermarkets. He said the beef is simmered in a blend of seasonings.

RELATED: Lawsuit Filed In Calif. Over Taco Bell Beef

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Comments (113)
  1. john says:

    Taco Bell: Our Beef Mixture Is Seasoned Meat – um what????
    What Kind of MEAT?

    What about Beef – is it seasoned BEEF or Season MEAT?
    What Kind of MEAT? Cat – Dog – Hampster

    1. johnb says:

      You never see stray pets around a chinese restaurant

  2. BH says:

    We use to eat soy burgers in school. The schools probably still serve them.

  3. Sam says:

    I won’t ever eat there again. I never at that “ground meat” as it tasted so bad, but I don’t trust anything there now.

  4. John says:

    Don’t eat caca smell

  5. john says:

    It’s not the rain water, it’s the tacos fault.

  6. johnb says:

    They use everything but the moo in TB ground beef

  7. Soy? More like soy sauce! says:

    Y’kno who eats A LOT of soy everyday? The CHINESE! Is taco bell trying to make us into one of them? Take your good math / poor driving skills somewhere else!

  8. danver says:

    It’s made from horses, you all are fools

  9. alex says:

    Rule of thumb…You should never eat any meat that is cheaper than dog food.

  10. Silas Marner says:

    Order the steak taco. Problem solved.

  11. Thomas In Newport says:

    You are all wrong! Go harvest a deer and cook it yourself. Better for you and the environment.

    1. js says:

      There ya go! I love deer meat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. lionfour says:

    If you have any “Hocko” Bell stock you’d better sell,
    they are about to take a big hit.

  13. The lawsuit claims Taco Bell falls short of the USDA’s requirement that its filling be at least 40 percent fresh meat.

    Is anybody else afraid of what the other 60% is. btw we are probably all better off if it is soy and/or oats. lol

  14. altonwoods says:

    I’ve heard that Arby’s is made from kangaroo meat…just sayin

  15. MeetLuvr says:

    PETA= People Eating Tasty Animals.

  16. ROB says:

    I now add oats to my ground meat and salsa when making taco meat at home. (True). It blends right in and you’d never know. Pretty damn good actually!

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