Cargill, the international food producer and marketer, will "begin labeling packages of ground beef containing what is colloquially known as pink slime." The company claims that extensive research over the past 18 months has shown that labeling of "finely-textured beef,"...
Though ground beef producers have been filling out their products for years with what is technically known as “finely textured beef,” but which is now known by the less appetizing name “pink slime,” chemically-treated beef trimmingsShow More Summary
A roundup of entertainment law news including Al Jazeera's lawsuit, a possible Mark Boal deposition and a development in the "Happy Birthday" copyright battle. read more
And you thought pink slime was horrifying? Just wait until you see this young steer’s harrowing escape from certain death at the clamps of a chainsaw-wielding robot named Earl. More »
And you thought pink slime was horrifying? Just wait until you see this young steer's harrowing escape from certain death at the clamps of a chainsaw-wielding robot named Earl. Read more...
Healthy school-lunch advocates in Fairfax, Va., suffered a setback when the 100 percent beef patties they requested were rejected by students, who said they neither looked nor tasted right. The schools gave in to the students' demands...Show More Summary
Welcome back, Meatwad. Advocates for healthy school lunch in Fairfax, Virginia, suffered an unexpected blow after the new-and-improved all-beef burger they had fought so hard for was booted in favor of a 26-ingredient hamburger, as per students' demands. Show More Summary
Remember pink slime -- that Dayglo-bright mash of ground up meat scraps and cow connective tissues larded with industrial strength ammonia that was being served up in school lunch programs in the United States last year? More ominously, there was mad cow disease, which has killed scores of people in Britain and elsewhere. Show More Summary
Alamy As last year's "pink slime" controversy suggested, America's meat supply is far from sterile. In fact, studies have shown that, depending on the cut of meat that you're looking at, more than half of the packages in your local grocery store are likely to contain harmful bacteria. Show More Summary
Seattle surf noir quartet La Luz will release their excellent debut full-length, It’s Alive, this October. “Pink Slime” is a deft display of their ability to combine beachy lo-fi with dark girl-group sensibilities, the “noir” being especially emphasized by the eerie-yet-fun organ. Check out the the cut below. It’s Alive is out 10/15 via Hardly [...]
Kids are back in school and so is the ground beef filler known as “pink slime.” Last year, thousands of U.S. schools rushed to stop feeding their students the ammonia-treated lean beef product. But according to new government data acquired by Politico,
Know as "lean finely textured beef," the highly processed meat has been dropped from by many fast food chains, but are still one the menu at public schools.
It’s baaaack. Pink slime, an ammonia and beef byproduct that spurred one of the most talked about controversies in 2012, is being reintroduced to school lunches now that the media spotlight has dimmed. School districts in Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Virginia are patiently waiting for their pink slime burgers to ship from the USDA, all [...]
The all-beef meat filler known as "pink slime" was all over the news for a hot minute last year, grossing people out and causing school districts to stop ordering ground beef that contained the additive. On Monday, Politico reportedShow More Summary
Apparently the burden of proof rests with MSNBC’s viewers to notice when the cable channel post incorrect photos. MSNBC’s “News Nation” hyped a Politico hit job of the beef industry on Sept. 10 – but there was a problem with a picture...Show More Summary
Remember the backlash last year over ammonia-treated lean finely textured beef, or LFTB, in school lunches? Pink slime is back in four more states. Read More The post ‘Pink Slime’ Is Back in School Lunches appeared first on Ecorazzi...
USDA purchasing data reveals that several states have started serving beef treated with ammonia to their schoolchildren yet again. [ more › ]
Politico is reporting that seven states, including Texas, have ordered about 2 million pounds of lean finely textured beef—pink slime—to serve in public schools. [ more › ]
School officials in four states have decided to allow Beef Products Inc.'s lean finely textured beef -- the ammonia-treated mash of meat trimmings more commonly known as "pink slime" -- back into their school lunch programs for the coming...Show More Summary
Ground-up chuck. For all of the Jamie Olivers and nausea-inducing exposés, ammonium hydroxide?treated meat is still very much a part of our nation's food system. Many fast-food chains won't even touch the stuff, but Politico learns that...Show More Summary