June 4th, 2013
07:30 AM ET
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Update: In response to the viral photo of an employee seeming to lick a stack of taco shells, Taco Bell has released a statement that says, in part:

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July 10th, 2012
10:30 AM ET
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Grabbing some Taco Bell is an easy task for most Americans but for the residents of Bethel, Alaska it is a four hour journey to the nearest town. Needless to say, most people in Bethel were super-excited when signs popped up announcing that a Taco Bell was coming to their town this July.

Alas, it was all a hoax and Bethel’s taco dreams came to an abrupt halt. But there is more to the story.

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April 20th, 2011
08:15 AM ET
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A lawsuit alleging that Taco Bell's beef has insufficient cow-based content has been dropped, but as it turns out - many readers figured it was nacho problem anyhow. From our lunchtime poll on the topic:

Will this lawsuit stop you from going to Taco Bell?

Heck no! It still tastes awesome. 44.37%
I didn't go to Taco Bell in the first place. 23.97%
It's off my list until this gets resolved. 13.39%
I just don't eat fast food, anyway. 9.98%
I'll go - but skip the "beef." 6.45%
Other (please share below) 1.84%
Total Votes: 18,175

In other news, Taco Bell's "Volcano Burrito" has been found to be 100 percent lava and ash free. Whatta world, I tell ya. What a world.

Podcast – Out to Lunch: Tacos beyond the box and Bell

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January 28th, 2011
11:00 AM ET
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Taco Bell is steaming mad over a lawsuit alleging that its beef isn't beef, and replied with promises of a counter-suit in an ad slamming the claim as "absolutely false."

In a full-page ad appearing in prominent newspapers on Friday, Taco Bell proclaimed, "Thank you for suing us."

"Our reputation's been falsely tarnished," said Greg Creed, Taco Bell's president. He told CNNMoney that he's meeting with outside counsel to possibly take legal action on these "egregious" accusations against his beef.

Read Taco Bell: 'Thanks for suing us' on CNN Money

Previously - Lunchtime poll – Does Taco Bell's beef blending bug you?

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