Taco Bell takes a shellacking over shell licking

A photo of an employee licking taco shells made the rounds on a few sites Monday. Commenters were either grossed out or unsure about the photo’s veracity.

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The latest example of a fast-food employee apparently doing something disgusting to food is this photo, which hit Consumerist and The Huffington Post among other sites Monday, of a Taco Bell employee licking a stack of taco shells. The picture was originally posted to Taco Bell’s Facebook page Sunday:

In response to the photo, Taco Bell issued this statement:

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