12 Ingredients in Taco Bell ‘Mystery’ Beef That Will Kill You
Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent
May 1, 2014
Taco Bell has revealed what the other 12% of their “mystery” beef actually is after patrons inquired why the corporation claimed to use 88% all beef in their products.
In 2013, while testing Taco Bell ground beef was shown to test positive for horse DNA.
Taco Bell, subsidiary of American Tex-Mex said in a statement: “We would like to apologize to all of our customers, and we can reassure you that we are working hard to ensure that every precaution is being undertaken to guarantee that we are only supplied with products that meet the high standards we demand.”
American Tex-Mex is part of YUM Brands, which also owns Pizza Hut and KFC. The website claims that these franchises use “high quality ingredients” and those are “100 percent beef” that are “seasoned with our signature recipe”.
Horse meat is used in Taco Bell tacos, burritos, gorditas, chalupas and Nachos.
It is claimed by the corporation that the horse meat originated in “Europe”.
The fast food company admitted that some additives to their beef “have weird names” but are “all approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)” so they must be safe for human consumption, right?
To further quell any concerns over the quality of their products, Taco Bell also pointed out that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has inspected and given their approval of the use of chemicals such as monosodium glutamate (MSG), a chemical-based “flavor enhancing product”.
The “secret ingredients” Taco Bell revealed to their customers are: