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Stories Tagged "lean finely textured beef"

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'Pink Slime' Lawsuit Heads Back To State Court

posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:57 PM

BPI officials have long insisted that the product is safe and healthy, and blamed the closure of three plants and roughly 700 layoffs on what they viewed as a smear campaign. Full Story

Maker Of 'Lean Finely Textured Beef' Continues To Struggle

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:30 PM

The private company closed three of its four plants, scrapped expansion plans in South Sioux City and eliminated more than 700 jobs. Full Story

BPI Files Lawsuit Against ABC

posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:51 PM

Beef Products Inc. has filed a defamation lawsuit against ABC News for its coverage of a meat product that critics dubbed "pink slime," alleging the network misled consumers to believe the product is unhealthy and unsafe. Full Story

Schools Turn Their Noses Up At Lean Finely Textured Beef

posted on June 8, 2012 at 4:33 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's school districts are turning up their noses at "pink slime," the beef product that caused a public uproar earlier this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the vast majority of states participating in... Full Story

Beef Supporters Ask For Congressional Investigation

posted on April 5, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Beef Supporters Ask For Congressional Investigation
The campaign against the backlash over the use of lean, finely textured beef or LFTB, moved to a different level this week. Full Story

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