Taco Bell recalled 2.3 million pounds of seasoned beef after a customer discovered a metal shaving in an order. Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}. In July, Taco Bell cited a supplier issue for a tortilla shortage that prompted some of its restaurants to temporarily cut some items from their menus. Now Playing: ABC News Live Update: Millions travel for Thanksgiving despite CDC warning, Now Playing: Nurse delivers powerfully grim plea after watching hospital fill with COVID patients, Now Playing: Thanksgiving COVID-19 warning, Now Playing: President-elect Joe Biden details his first 100 days, Now Playing: Millions travel for the holiday despite health warnings, Now Playing: COVID-19 vaccines within reach as all 50 states see cases rising ahead of holidays, Now Playing: Russia’s COVID-19 crisis deepens, Now Playing: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Now Playing: The Rundown: Top headlines today: Nov. 23, 2020, Now Playing: Vaccine Watch: Officials look to vaccine 'D-Day', Now Playing: The Breakdown - President-elect Joe Biden names his Cabinet picks. Market data provided by ICE Data Services. ICE Limitations. This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. In a statement Saturday, the company apologized for any inconvenience. When do states certify their election results? The beef is used in tacos and burritos and came in cases containing eight 5-pound plastic bags. Hey @tacobell can you guys be real about what’s going on with your beef. The agency says it has received at least three complaints about the food no reports of injuries though due to this recall. Federal regulators were alerted to the problem on Saturday, after three consumers complained about metal pieces in Taco Bell beef, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a release Monday. I love eating there and the secrecy of what’s going on makes me afraid to ever eat at your restaurant again. October 15, 2019 / 11:26 PM Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Consumers with questions can call (800) 822-6235 (800-TACOBEL) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Time. © 2019 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. The contaminated meat was shipped to taco bells restaurants nationwide FDA inspectors believe some restaurants may still have the contaminated beef in their refrigerators. “As soon as we received the first consumer complaint, we immediately acted to remove the product from the affected restaurants and proactively worked with the supplier to inform the USDA of our steps to protect our guests.”, Yahoo data breach settlement 2019: How to get up to $358 or free credit monitoring, just went to taco bell in niles and they said they were all out of beef chicken and tortillas... pic.twitter.com/IfHX4LLtOW, On Monday, the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced some of Taco Bell's seasoned beef products sent to restaurants nationwide have been recalled because they "may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal shavings.". Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. According to Taco Bell, the product was produced at one plant location on only one of the two lines used to make seasoned beef and was sent to distribution centers in Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Virginia. Produced by Kenosha Beef in Columbus, Ohio, between September 20 and October 4, the beef being recalled involves seasoned beef taco and burrito filling shipped to Taco Bells nationwide, according to the FSIS. The product was sent to distribution centers in Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Virginia, and then to Taco Bell restaurants in 21 states across the eastern Midwest, northern Southeast and Northeast regions, Taco Bell said. The USDA said there have not been any confirmed adverse reactions to Taco Bell… Still stuck on how Taco Bell out of beef. See the list. More stores closing in late 2019 and early 2020. ", The company said in a news release Monday that on Friday it "took immediate action and voluntarily recalled approximately 2.3 million pounds of seasoned beef from its restaurants and distribution centers.". Get the latest breaking news delivered straight to your inbox. Powered and implemented by FactSet.