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The Return Of 'Pink Slime' To School Lunches?

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents

School officials in four states have decided to allow Beef Products Inc.'s lean finely textured beef -- the ammonia-treated mash of meat trimmings mor...

Judge: Iowa State U. Must Shield 'Pink Slime' Data

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 04.10.2013 | Green

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A judge has blocked Iowa State University from releasing documents about food safety research conducted for the beef-processing com...

'Pink Slime' Maker To Shut Down 3 Plants Over Uproar

AP | GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Beef Products Inc. will close processing plants in three states this month because of the controversy surrounding its meat product th...

The Perfect Storm: How the Pink Slime Debacle Created Food System Change

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Nancy Huehnergarth

Inciting grassroots involvement in food system issues is critical -- yet, until the pink slime debacle, consumer uprisings have mostly eluded the movement. Why did this issue create such a powerful consumer reaction?

Pink Slime And Mad Cow Disease: Coming To A Burger Near You

John Robbins | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
John Robbins

This recent case of mad cow disease could be an isolated case. It could amount to nothing more than a fleeting news item. That, certainly, is what the U.S. meat industry would like officials to think, and what it would like consumers to believe.

A Populace Pink Slimed

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Politicians insisted that identifying slimed beef is not necessary, or even wise, because the fabricated-sans-fat-smashed-meat-scraps-seasoned-with-ammonia mixture is more nutritious. They chose to champion not consumers but slime producers. The reason is obvious.

'Pink Slime' Maker Shuts Down 3 Of 4 Plants

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home

LUBBOCK, Texas — The maker of "pink slime" suspended operations Monday at all but one plant where the beef ingredient is made, acknowledging rec...

Major Supermarkets Ditch 'Pink Slime'

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, March 21 (Reuters) - Two of the biggest U.S. supermarket operators, Safeway Inc and Superva...

Let's Not Give in to Beef Industry "Slimewashing"

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 05.20.2012 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

The beef industry is pushing back hard in the last few days against opposition to Lean Beef Trimmings, better known as "pink slime."

USDA to Americans: You'll Eat Pink Slime Whether You Want It or Not

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Nancy Huehnergarth

The USDA's announcement that school districts will be able to opt out of an ammonium-hydroxide treated ground beef filler known as both Lean Finely Textured Beef and "pink slime" is not exactly inspiring confidence.

Emmeline Zhao

Schools Can Opt Out Of 'Pink Slime'

HuffingtonPost.com | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 03.15.2012 | Education

"Pink slime" might soon have a leaner presence in public schools than many might have initially anticipated. The U.S. Department of Agriculture an...

Schools Will Soon Be Able To Opt Out Of 'Pink Slime' Beef

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 05.15.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA — The lunch lady won't be serving up "pink slime" anymore at several school districts around the country. Under a change announced...

Pink Slime: Why Is It Now Striking A Nerve?

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home

ALBANY, N.Y. — "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil. In less than a week this month, the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ...

Feds Buying 7 Million Pounds Of 'Pink Slime' For School Lunches

Posted 03.08.2012 | Education

Pink slime -- that ammonia-treated meat in a bright Pepto-bismol shade -- may have been rejected by fast food joints like McDonald's, Taco Bell and Bu...