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The One Gold Medal We Don't Want to Win: U.S. Leads the Way in Breeding Antibiotic-Resistant Disease

Andrew Gunther | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

We use more antibiotics per kilogram of meat produced than any other nation in the world -- and we use 12 times as much as the country using the least, Norway.

Beef Processor Files For Bankruptcy Amid 'Pink Slime' Uproar

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2012 | Home

* Cites "changes in the market" for ground beef products * Says plans to sell some or all of its assets * Industry may n...

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' Producer Tied To Romney

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

The founder of Beef Products, known for its production of "pink slime," is a major donor to Mitt Romney. Businessman Eldon Roth held a Sioux Falls ...

How Much 'Pink Slime' Beef Do California Schools Serve?

| Posted 05.28.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Joanna Lin Tomato, tomahto. Pink slime, lean finely textured beef. Whatever you call i...

Pink Slime Is (Almost) Gone, What Happens Next?

Phil Lempert | Posted 05.28.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

The local butcher is back! Or at least I hope so.

March Madness: School Lunch, Pink Slime and National Nutrition Month

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Education
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

National Nutrition Month is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. I wonder how many parents would choose "pink slime."

Pink Slime: All About the Green

Michael Greger, M.D. | Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Greger, M.D.

Which is more important, corporate profits or the safety and health of our loved ones? Using "pink slime" as a springboard, let's make our answer very clear.

No More Gross 'Pink Slime' Meat For Students

Posted 03.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's schools chancellor says the city will stop serving ammonia-treated ground beef in the fall. Chancellor Dennis Walco...

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 Supervalu Inc, will sto...

Schools Can Take Pink Slime Off Menu

WAVY-TV | Posted 03.21.2012 | Weird News

NORFOLK, Va. - Local school cafeterias are getting a choice when it comes to the meat filler known as pink slime....

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."

'Green News Report' - March 20, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama mocks...

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.

Calling BLBT Ground Beef Amounts to 'Fraudulent Mislabeling'

Andrew Gunther | Posted 05.18.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

Even the fast food companies McDonald's, Burger King and Taco Bell stopped using meat that was treated with ammonia last year.

Emmeline Zhao

Schools Can Opt Out Of 'Pink Slime' | 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...

The Beef Industry Tries to Defend "Pink Slime" and My Response

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

Three fast food giants -- McDonald's, Burger King and Taco Bell -- have discontinued their use of "Pink Slime." But while fast food customers can vote with their dollars, students must passively consume whatever the federal government sees fit to feed them.

Beyond Pink Slime

Andy Bellatti | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Andy Bellatti

"Pink slime," also known as mechanically-separated meat is the food scandal du jour, and one of many symptoms of a broken food system.

Why Americans Are Angry About Pink Slime

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 05.12.2012 | Home
Nancy Huehnergarth

The pink slime uproar shows that Americans are finally fed up with unsavory additives in their food. But the meat industry and the USDA just don't get it.

"What's" the Beef?

David Fagin | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home
David Fagin

Perhaps, next time you hear someone ask, "Where's the beef?," you should tell them the correct term is, "What's the beef?"

Food Safety Advocates Defend Pink Slime

Posted 03.12.2012 | Home

If you want to know how much damage a bad name can do, consider "pink slime." Over the past weeks and months, the substance, which consists of beef...

70% Of Supermarket Ground Beef Contains Pink Slime

Posted 03.08.2012 | Home

The price of beef has risen dramatically in recent months and years. That's led many consumers to shift away from steaks and towards cheaper hamburger...

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...

McDonald's Finally Ditches 'Pink Slime In Burger Recipe

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home

McDonald's said this week that it was no longer using the controversial ground beef additive known as "pink slime" in its hamburger recipe. Taco Bell ...