Remember how Taco Bell was getting sued for allegedly not using real beef, and then the chain took out a bunch of full-page newspaper ads defending itself? It seems like those ads — plus the television spots and YouTube videos — have worked: USA Today reports that the Alabama-based firm filing suit has withdrawn charges. And what did we learn during this long national nightmare? American consumers will be horrified about the low quality of their fast food for about two days, then forget all about it when they're offered 88-cent Crunchwraps. [USAT]
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