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No, Taco Bell Has Not Been Serving Human Body Parts


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According to what appears to be a news post that is being distributed via social media, US fast-food chain Taco Bell is being shut down because test results have revealed that the company has been serving human meat to customers.

The post includes a picture of a Taco Bell store that users can click to supposedly read the full news report.

Not surprisingly, however, the story is just a silly prank.

If you do click the post, you will be taken to a 'prank' website that displays the message 'You Got Owned'. The site allows people to create their own bogus news stories and try to trick their friends by sharing the posts on social media. People who do actually click the link will see right away that the message is just a joke. However, it seems that quite a few people do not click the link but just share the post with their friends in the belief that the story is true.

Of course, if true, the mainstream media would have extensively covered the story. It is wise to verify any strange or unusual 'news' stories that come your way before you share them with others.

   

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Taco Bell Shutting down in all of the US

Taco Bell is being shut down as of April 10th 2015 due to test results
coming back positive for serving human body parts to customer

Taco bell CLosing Down Prank message


Just a Prank

Last updated: May 4, 2015
First published: May 4, 2015
By Brett M. Christensen
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