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

Governors Tour “Pink Slime” Facility As Plant Closures Continue

With a growing media storm surrounding “pink slime,” the closing of three production plants, including one in Texas, has been changed from “temporary” to “indefinite.” To show their support for the product Governor Perry has joined leaders from other states to tour a Beef Products plant in Nebraska.

03/29/2012

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

‘Pink Slime’ Maker Suspends Texas Plant Operations

The company that makes “pink slime” suspended operations Monday at three of four plants where the beef ingredient is made, saying officials would work to address recent public concern about the product.

03/26/2012

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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

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

E. Coli Scare Prompts Tyson To Recall Ground Beef

Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef because a family fell ill after eating meat produced by the company that was contaminated with E. coli.

09/28/2011