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Pink Slime Fast Food

'Pink Slime' Maker Shuts Down 3 Of 4 Plants

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 05.26.2012 | Food

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

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

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 05.14.2012 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food
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.

McDonald's Finally Ditches 'Pink Slime In Burger Recipe

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 03.05.2012 | Food

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 ...