Taco Bell pulls beef from some stores on quality concerns

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NEW YORK (AP/WEHT) — Taco Bell restaurants in some states are asking customers to try chicken or steak in their burritos after quality concerns pushed it to stop serving seasoned beef temporarily.

The company said Saturday that it told affected restaurants to stop serving seasoned beef it as it replenishes supplies. The company says the beef didn’t meet its quality standards. Affected locations are in Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio and elsewhere, though the company could not immediately say how many stores were no longer serving seasoned beef.

Eyewitness News called the Henderson location to asked if the beef still being sold. We were told they can’t answer any questions.

We sent a reporter to buy a beef taco and they were sold one.

Customers were complaining on Twitter about not being able to satiate late-night cravings. In a statement, the company apologized for any inconvenience.

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(This story was originally published on October 12, 2019)

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