Posts Tagged ‘fast food’

“Meat Filling” Lawsuit

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Wow, so I don’t feel like going to Taco Bell any time soon.

Taco Bell logo

Have you seen the new lawsuit that contends their “beef” is actually “taco meat filling” and that their ground beef “seasonings” are really “extenders”?

Check out: “Taco Bell meat? Beef, says firm. Filling, says suit.

Key quote:

“In reality, a substantial majority of the filling is comprised of substances other than beef,” the lawsuit alleges. And those seasonings?

“Those ingredients are not added for flavor, but rather to increase the volume of the product,” the suit charges. “These ingredients are binders and extenders such as ‘isolated oat product.’ “

For future reference, “taco meat filling”, according to the USDA, must contain at least 40 percent fresh meat.


Nope, I don’t feel like going to Taco Bell any time soon.

KFC Yum! Center

Friday, November 19th, 2010

I just heard the name of the new Louisville, Kentucky arena where the University of Louisville plays – “KFC Yum! Center“.


Yum! Brands, the owner and franchiser KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, was spun off from PepsiCo in the late 1990s and is apparently based in Louisville.

You might think the name is stupid, but originally it was “Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc.”