Here are the ingredients to Taco Bell’s so-called ‘Beef’

By now you must have heard about the lawsuit to stop Taco Bell from advertising any of their products as being beef due to it being only 35% beef and a bunch of other stuff. Gizmodo has an informative breakdown of what you(not me) are actually eating.

via Gizmodo

Water, isolated oat product, salt, chili pepper, onion powder, tomato powder, oats (wheat), soy lecithin, sugar, spices,

maltodextrin (a polysaccharide that is absorbed as glucose), soybean oil (anti-dusting agent), garlic powder, autolyzed yeast extract, citric acid, caramel color, cocoa powder, silicon dioxide (anti-caking agent), natural flavors, yeast, modified corn starch, natural smoke flavor, salt, sodium phosphate, less than 2% of beef broth, potassium phosphate, and potassium lactate.

All that plus 36% beef. Thirty-six percent—plus all the above making up for the other 64% of the party in your mouth.

According to the USDA, they can’t call their mixture “beef” at all. Beef is defined by the USDA as “flesh of cattle”, and ground beef is defined as:

FULL STORY HERE…

2 thoughts on “Here are the ingredients to Taco Bell’s so-called ‘Beef’

  1. marketing for fitness :

    I wouldn’t think so, I’m just say that Taco Bells representative is full of it because you can add every seasoning in the world to ground beef and it would never taste anything like their so called beef.

    Yeah I agree, the texture,taste, and flavoring still does not resemble anything you would cook at home. Keeping eat that stuff and you are sure to be obese.

  2. I wouldn’t think so, I’m just say that Taco Bells representative is full of it because you can add every seasoning in the world to ground beef and it would never taste anything like their so called beef.

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