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Beef Products Inc. files lawsuit against whistleblower & ABC News

Kit Foshee, former Corporate Quality Assurance Manager at BPI, has been named a defendant in a defamation lawsuit on the controversial 'pink slime' product.

ABC, Diane Sawyer slammed with $1.2 billion lawsuit

In March, ABC News reported on Beef Products Inc. over its food products, allegedly reporting that the food it manufactured was not safe, not meat and not healthy, dubbing it “pink slime.”

'Pink slime' maker shuts down 3 plants, 650 jobs lost

Beef Products Inc., the maker of the controversial lean finely textured beef (LFTB), has announced the company will be closing down three plants this month.

Jamie Oliver's 'Food Revolution Day' coming up on May 19, 2012

The well-known British chef, restaurateur, author and TV personality has launched a food revolution, bringing healthier eating to homes, schools and communities in the U.S.A and U.K.

Op-Ed: Why the beef industry should've been up front about 'pink slime'

These days many beef companies are suffering a severe financial impact as the inclusion of 'pink slime' in hamburger beef took front and center in publicity.

Op-Ed: Rebranding pink slime as 'Dude, it's beef' to make it appetising

The meat processing industry is fighting back in defense of the reputation of lean, finely textured beef, better known by the less endearing term of "pink slime." State governors have come up with the alternative name of "Dude, it's beef."

Op-Ed: USDA agrees to labeling for 'pink slime', optional for beef firms

As the clash over 'pink slime' continues, some meat producers asked the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture for the ability to label packages of beef treated with ammonia, also known as lean finely textured beef (LFTB) or "pink slime".

Iowa Gov calls for investigation into 'pink slime' smear campaign

Des Moines - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has called for a a congressional investigation to determine who is behind what he dubs the pink slime "smear campaign" that is maligning the good name of healthy ammonia-treated finely textured beef.

'Pink slime' forces ground beef processor into bankruptcy

Wilmington - Ground beef processor AFA Foods filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, citing negative media publicity over "pink slime," the ammonia-treated beef filler which the company sells as finely textured beef.

Wendy's: 'No pink slime', chain says filler never been used

Wendy's has decided to publicly share the company's view on the controversial "pink slime". On Friday the fast food chain ran full-page ads claiming the chain has never used this filler in its beef products and has no intentions to ever do so.

Grocery chains halt selling ground beef containing 'pink slime'

As the fury over the practice of adding 'pink slime' to ground beef continues, news has emerged that several major retail grocery carriers are banning the sale of any ground beef containing the meat byproduct in their stores.

Why 70% of U.S. ground beef includes 'pink slime'

An ABC News report interviewed a former United States Department of Agriculture scientist who knows almost three-quarters of American ground beef contain "pink slime," beef trimmings that once were only used in dog food.

McDonald's says 'pink slime' no longer used in burgers

McDonald's has announced the fast food chain will no longer be using ammonia treated beef in its hamburgers. A controversial ingredient, the meat in question is inferior trimmings prone to contamination and treated with ammonium hydroxide.
 

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