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Let them eat slime

(Click for larger size) I spent way too much time last weekend reading about pink slime. I really wanted to get to the bottom of the slimebucket, if you will. This particular controversy has been burbling (and oozing and gurgling) ever since celebrity chef Jamie Oliver did a segment trashing the stuff last year (it's a little melodramatic, but the basic sentiment is sound).
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Pink Slime manufacturer BPI quadrupled lobbyist spending since NY Times article

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (2 years ago)

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Iowa, South Dakota & Nebraska still serving Pink Slime at schools

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (2 years ago)

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What is "Pink Slime"? You eat it in your burgers

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (2 years ago)

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