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Lawsuit questioning Taco Bell's beef is dropped

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
An Alabama-based law firm said Monday it has withdrawn its class-action lawsuit that sought to force Taco Bell to stop calling the meat it serves beef. (AP Photo)

An Alabama-based law firm said Monday it has withdrawn its class-action lawsuit that sought to force Taco Bell to stop calling the meat it serves "beef." (AP Photo)

A law firm in Alabama is dropping its' lawsuit against Taco Bell.

The firm sued the fast food chain asking it to stop calling the meat it serves as "beef." It claimed Taco Bell's meat mixture has too many binders and extenders to meet federal requirements to be labeled beef. But Taco bell said the allegations were quote "absolutely wrong."

The law firm now claims its withdrawing its lawsuit because Taco Bell made changes to its marketing and product disclosure.

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