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This Is What Chicken McNuggets Are Made Of, According To McDonald's

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste

Watch at your own risk.

Why the Food Industry Is Running Scared of Internet Activism

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Bettina Elias Siegel

Unfortunately for food companies, the Internet genie is out of the bottle and there's no turning back. So instead of commissioning studies that demonize the Internet, social media and/or "moms with food fears," food companies should take to heart the one simple lesson to be gleaned from the many recent successes in Internet food activism: Consumers want transparency.

'Pink Slime' Lawsuit Allowed To Proceed

AP | By REGINA GARCIA CANO | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — ABC's news anchor Diane Sawyer, two of the network's correspondents and other defendants in a $1.2 billion defamation lawsu...

Setback For ABC News In Lawsuit

AP | Posted 03.28.2014 | Media

ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota judge on Thursday refused to throw out a defamation lawsuit against ABC related to its coverage of a meat prod...

Big Ag's Gifts for 2013

Andrew Gunther | Posted 02.26.2014 | Home
Andrew Gunther

Gifts that we didn't really want, need or -- in some cases -- didn't even know about. Here's my top 10 for 2013. It's just a shame they didn't include a gift receipt...

Marketing Fails: 5 Examples of Technology That Did More Harm Than Good

VisualNews.com | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
VisualNews.com

Marketing always sounds easier in theory than it is in practice. Even with a solid concept, outlining the execution often proves to be as difficult as coming up an idea to begin with.

Cargill To Change Beef Labeling In Wake Of 'Pink Slime' Furor

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Cargill Inc, one of the world's largest beef processors, will begin labeling when its ...

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...

ABC News Will Return To State Court

AP | By DIRK LAMMERS | Posted 08.13.2013 | Media

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday moved a South Dakota beef processing company's defamation lawsuit against ABC News back to sta...

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...

Who Will Feed the World?

Evelyn J. Kim | Posted 05.22.2013 | Green
Evelyn J. Kim

While Harttung and Stein highlighted the infrastructural and supply chain issues with regard to food security, what does this mean when it comes to the actual food that people eat? Turn to the chef.

What's The Beef With Horse Meat?

Heritage Radio Network | Posted 05.07.2013 | Taste
Heritage Radio Network

Taboos are a funny thing, and when it comes to breaking them, certainly not all food cultures are alike.

Did Diane Sawyer Smear 'Pink Slime'?

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Media

(Contains explicit language in paragraph 41. To read the story in a PDF, go to http://link.reuters.com/ceb46t) By P.J. Huffstutter and...

Big Ag's Gifts for 2012

Andrew Gunther | Posted 03.01.2013 | Green
Andrew Gunther

As the year comes to an end it's become a tradition of mine to write a note of gratitude to Big Ag for the many 'gifts' they've given us throughout the year that we didn't really want, need or -- in some cases -- didn't even know about. Here's my top 10 for 2012...

A Look Back On The Year In Food

AP | J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 02.17.2013 | Home

Most Americans never will sip the watermelon margarita at Guy Fieri's behemoth Times Square restaurant, nor savor the chicken Alfredo at the Olive Gar...

The 4 Biggest Food Stories of the Year (And What They Taught Us)

Andy Bellatti | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Last year, I wrapped up the year in food and nutrition stories with a detailed chronological summary. This time, I want to highlight four of the year's most significant events in the realm of food, food politics, and nutrition -- and the lessons they imparted.

After Firing, Pink Slime Worker Sues ABC, Jamie Oliver, Blogger

Posted 12.13.2012 | Home

The legal battle over the product known as "pink slime" is getting personal. In May, Beef Products Inc, the South Dakota-based company that produce...

Food Companies Top List Of Year's Biggest PR Disasters

Posted 12.03.2012 | Home

Business Insider just released its list of the top PR disasters of 2012. And from the looks of it, the entire food world needs a new publicist. Six...

What Is Good for Consumers Is Good for Business

Malcolm Wittenberg | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Malcolm Wittenberg

For food producers, the impetus to produce the most food products at the lowest cost looms heavy. However, the motivation to ensure the safety of the products being sold should carry equal importance, if not more.

Outraged by Pink Slime? Actually, Chicken Could Be a Much Bigger Risk

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Bruce Friedrich

There's a real dispute about the safety of pink slime, but not so of chicken. If we has a nation became alarmed in proper proportion to things that are concerning, however, white slime would be a much bigger concern than pink slime.

Thirty Days, Thirty Reasons, Thirty Ways: Go Vegetarian In October!

Kathy Stevens | Posted 11.28.2012 | Home
Kathy Stevens

So on Monday, October 1, is World Vegetarian Day--the kickoff for Vegetarian Awareness Month than runs throughout October. If you've been toying with the idea of going vegetarian, then let me be your cheerleader, and let the following lists inform and inspire! Good luck...and please share your journey!

"Pink Slime" Lawsuit May Be Frivolous, But Could Chill Speech

Michele Simon | Posted 11.28.2012 | Home
Michele Simon

The entire pink slime affair should be viewed as a huge wake-up call to the harsh realities of our industrialized meat supply. But Beef Products Inc.'s case against ABC News could scare the media and others out of speaking out against the meat industry.

'Pink Slime' Libel Case Against ABC Will Be Difficult To Prove

AP | GRANT SCHULTE and CHET BROKAW | Posted 09.14.2012 | Home

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Beef Products Inc. will face a steep climb in its "pink slime" defamation lawsuit against ABC News as the South Dakota-based meat pro...

Alison Pill Topless Picture (She Handled It Like a Pro)

Michael Warbux | Posted 11.13.2012 | Celebrity
Michael Warbux

The Alison Pill topless picture was sent out on Twitter by accident... by her! But she handled the situation like a champion. All celebrities should l...

Pink Slime Maker Sues ABC News For $1.2 Billion

AP | KRISTI EATON and GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 11.13.2012 | Home

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. — Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pi...