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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

ABC News Wants 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit In Fed Court

posted on October 26, 2012 at 1:26 PM

Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News Inc. for defamation over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime." 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 Processing Plants To Close in 3 States Over Controversy

posted on May 11, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Beef Processing Plants To Close in 3 States Over Controversy
A South Dakota beef company says it plans to close processing plants in three states because of the controversy surrounding a product critics call "pink slime." 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

Beef State Governors Push Back On Finely Textured Beef

posted on March 30, 2012 at 3:40 PM

Beef State Governors Push Back On Finely Textured Beef
A hastily planned tour of Beef Products’ South Sioux City plant came amidst a public relations nightmare over a process known within the industry as finely textured beef. Full Story

USDA Warns Of Fraudulent Letters Scam

posted on March 23, 2012 at 2:54 PM

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2012--USDA officials learned late Friday afternoon, March 16th, 2012, that fraudulent letters are being sent by FAX to individuals and businesses in at least four states. The letters purportedly come from a USDA procurement... Full Story

Water A Cause of War in Coming Decades

posted on March 23, 2012 at 2:45 PM

  WASHINGTON (AP) - Drought, floods and a lack of fresh water maycause significant global instability and conflict in the comingdecades, as developing countries scramble to meet demand fromexploding populations while dealing with the effects... Full Story

National Grocers Stop Buying "Pink Slime" Meat

posted on March 23, 2012 at 2:42 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least three national supermarket operators have decided to stop buying ground beef that contains the filler now known as "pink slime." Federal regulators say the filler, known in the industry as "lean, finely... Full Story

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