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SPOKANE, Wash. - Taco Bell mystery beef is no longer a mystery. Taco Bell’s official website features an explanation of what the 12% remaining ingredients in their 88% beef mixture actually is. Taco Bell admits that while the additional ingredients may have some, “weird names” they are, “completely safe and approved by the FDA.”

They go on to say, “Many of them are items you might use at home such as salt, peppers, and spices. Ingredients like oats and sodium phosphates help make sure the texture is right.”

Taco Bell’s move toward transparency comes after they were forced to change marketing practices and reveal ingredients after a  2011 class-action lawsuit that claimed Taco bell’s beef did not contain enough beef to justify usage of the term.

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