Where Do Your Ingredients Come From?
We buy many of our ingredients for our restaurants from the same brands that you see in the grocery store and your kitchen: for example, lettuce from Taylor Farms, tortillas from Mission, Hass avocados and poultry from Tyson. We’ve had long-standing relationships with all of our suppliers to ensure they meet and exceed industry standards for food quality. All of our ingredients are certified by the Food and Drug Administration, under the GRAS provision. To learn more about GRAS ingredients please visit, http://www.fda.gov/Food/IngredientsPackagingLabeling/GRAS/
Does Taco Bell Use Artificial Colors And Flavors In Its Food?
No. As part of our journey to evolve and meet the changing tastes and preferences of you – our customers – we have removed all artificial flavors and colors from our food, replacing them with natural alternatives. These simplifications impact more than 95 percent of our menu, not including beverages and co-branded items. We’ve also removed other additives such as added trans-fat, and replaced unsustainable palm oil with sustainable, RSPO-certified palm in our food. The best part – these changes will have no impact on the taste. It’s important that our food is food you feel good about eating, while still delivering those big, bold flavors and unexpected combinations that make us unique. For more information about our commitment to simpler ingredients, click here.
What Are Taco Bell’s Food Safety Procedures?
As a leading food brand, food quality and safety is our top priority, and we are proud to say we have industry-leading food quality standards. We don’t believe food safety is a competitive advantage, so we’ve partnered closely with all our suppliers, industry experts, government regulatory groups and even our competitors to continue to improve on food safety procedures that happen from the farm all the way to the restaurant.