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Trial will decide if ABC sullied company with ‘pink slime’ report

June 6, 2017 by

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Nati Harnik/Associated Press/File 2012 “Pink slime” refers to processed beef trimmings sold by Beef Products Inc. By Niraj Chokshi New York Times  June 05, 2017 A defamation trial over an ABC News report about so-called pink slime, a once-common ingredient in ground beef, began Monday. A South Dakota meat processing company says the report wreaked […]

‘Pink Slime’ Ground Beef Product Returns To School Lunches In 4 States – Who Cares?

September 10, 2013 by

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The Sliming – How processed beef trimmings got rebranded, again and again and again.

October 26, 2012 by

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What do you call a mash of beef trimmings that have been chopped and then spun in a centrifuge to remove the fatty bits and gristle? According to the government and to the company that invented the process, you call it lean finely textured beef. But to the natural-food crusaders who would have the stuff […]

‘Pink Slime’ Defamation Lawsuit To Be Brought By Beef Products Inc.

September 13, 2012 by

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by Grant Schulte LINCOLN, Neb. — Beef Products Inc. plans to file a defamation lawsuit in the wake of a publicity storm over a meat product that critics have dubbed “pink slime.” The Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based company said Wednesday that it will announce a lawsuit Thursday. A company executive and lawyer refused to name the […]

Food Safe Guru Daily – “People for the Truth”, BPI closes 3 plants, costs 650 jobs

May 8, 2012 by

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I have spoken with Rich Jochum from Beef Products, Inc. on several occasions about the unfairness of having BPI  unfairly singled out by the media for their product. BPI and the “pink slime” campaign has caused job losses and forced three plant closures yesterday. Is it fair? No.  According to Jochum yesterday,  650 jobs will […]

‘Pink Slime’ Defense Rises

March 29, 2012 by

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By Bill Tomson and Mark Peter It turns out not everyone hates pink slime. After being pummeled in the media for weeks, the beef additive made from leftover trimmings is getting support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the governors of five states, who argue it has been unfairly labeled and is actually a […]

Statement of Chris Waldrop, Consumer Federation of America’s Director of Food Policy on Lean Finely Textured Beef

March 27, 2012 by

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chris Waldrop March 26, 2012 202-797-8551 Statement of Chris Waldrop, Consumer Federation of America’s Director of Food Policy on Lean Finely Textured Beef Today’s announcement by Beef Products Inc. that the company will suspend operations at three plants in the wake of the controversy over lean finely textured beef (LFTB) is […]