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‘Pink Slime’ Company Sues For Defamation

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.

09/13/2012

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‘Pink Slime’ Blamed For 3 Beef Plant Closures

Beef Products will close processing plants in three states this month because of the controversy surrounding its meat product that critics have dubbed “pink slime.”

05/08/2012

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Some Processors To Label ‘Pink Slime’ Products

Some processors plan on labeling beef containing the meat product known as “pink slime” in hopes that this will restore consumer confidence.

04/05/2012

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Gov. Perry Tours Beef Plant To See ‘Pink Slime’

The politicans who toured the plant all agree with the industry view that pink slime has been unfairly maligned and mislabeled and issued a joint statement earlier saying the product is safe.

03/29/2012

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No More Pink Slime For Kroger Customers

Kroger is dropping “pink slime” from its stores. The big grocery store company said today that it will stop buying ground beef containing “lean finely textured beef,” also known as “pink slime.”

03/22/2012

Ground beef passes through a machine that makes hamburger patties at a meat packing and distribution facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Schools Will Get To Opt Out Of “Pink Slime” Beef

School districts soon will be able to opt out of a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler critics have dubbed “pink slime.”

03/15/2012

Supermarkets Compete In Premium Beef Market

Beef Prices Expected To Climb For Next 2 Years

Consumers should expect higher beef prices for the next two years due to the smallest cattle herd in 60 years. It is unclear if costs will drop later.

02/09/2012

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McDonald’s Scraps “Pink Slime” Beef Process

McDonald’s announced it’s no longer using the controversial beef that celebrity chef Jamie Oliver called “not fit for human consumption.”

01/30/2012

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Texas Drought Takes Cow Numbers Down By 600K

Across Texas, the drought has caused an estimated $5.2 billion in losses to farmers and livestock producers, and that figure is expected to rise

12/16/2011

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Drought Forces Texas Ranchers To Cut Herds

Texas cattle rancher Charles Kothman is down to six calves and their mothers after selling off 80 animals in recent months.

08/03/2011

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Taco Bell Has Beef With Claims About Its Beef

Fast food giant Taco Bell says it will take legal action against parties who filed a class-action lawsuit claiming the chain’s beef isn’t really beef.

CBSDFW.COM–01/26/2011

Frozen Beef Patties Recalled

Texas is included in a global recall of frozen ground beef patties and bulk ground beef.  

08/06/2010

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