Taco Bell Employee Posts Photo Of Himself Licking Shells

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Photo via Facebook

In case you weren't already grossed out by Taco Bell, a recent photo of an employee licking a stack of crunchy shells should do the trick.

The photo was posted to Taco Bell's Facebook page, with the caption "This sure says a lot about your employees, food treatment, and what they post on the internet," and an indication that the incident went down in Ridgecrest, California.

The young man in the picture hasn't been identified yet as far as we know, but in the comments section, Taco Bell responded by saying:

Hi Jj - We have strict food handling procedures and zero tolerance for any violations. We believe this is a prank and the food was not served to customers. We are conducting an investigation and will be taking swift action against those involved.

And in a moment of obvious-stating, one commenter noted that:

You obviously aren't too worried about what you put into your body if you are eating at Taco Bell in the first place.

UPDATE, TUESDAY, JUNE 4: Taco Bell Shell Licker Suspended, Will Be Fired