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.”
Some processors plan on labeling beef containing the meat product known as “pink slime” in hopes that this will restore consumer confidence.
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.
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.”
School districts soon will be able to opt out of a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler critics have dubbed “pink slime.”
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.
McDonald’s announced it’s no longer using the controversial beef that celebrity chef Jamie Oliver called “not fit for human consumption.”
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
Texas cattle rancher Charles Kothman is down to six calves and their mothers after selling off 80 animals in recent months.
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.
Texas is included in a global recall of frozen ground beef patties and bulk ground beef.