Lawsuit Questioning Taco Bell's Beef Withdrawn

Taco Bell declared victory Tuesday after a law firm dropped its class-action lawsuit over the meat filling served in the fast-food chain's tacos and burritos, according to National Public Radio.

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Editor's Insight: Taco Bell might view the withdrawal of the lawsuit as a victory, but the company did spend a lot of money responding to the charge that it falsely represented the amount of beef in its filling. The company also lost some business because of the lawsuit.

The lawsuit demonstrates the need for responsible ingredient and nutrition disclosure rules, which the food industry (including the vending industry) has supported. 04-20-11 by Elliot Maras