70% Of Processed Meat Is Full Of "pink Slime" [infographic]

? slime,? or ?lean, finely textured beef? filler treated with ammonia to kill bacteria, has been making the headlines recently in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture decision to make 7 million pounds of ground beef containing ?pink slime? available to school districts for use in school meals. Red Meat Is Killing You, an ...

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  • In Defense of Pink Slime
    at least not outside of the already established dangers of eating red meat to excess. They were just buying an affordable product that, if anything, made them less likely to get ill. If you have a problem with the fact that pink slime is "processed," then ...
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  • And You Thought It Was Just ‘Pink’ Slime
    "Pink slime," coined by former USDA microbiologist Gerald Zirnstein in 2002. "White slime," in the popular press. What is it? Processed beef trimmings ... they must be labeled "mechanically separated" meat. Some companies may soon include "lean finely ...
    04/11/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Beef Products Inc. Wants Us to Eat Pink Slime for the Jobs. Sorry, But We'll Pass.
    Processed-meat fever ... It started with a full-page ad, which appeared on Friday in the Wall Street Journal (and is on display below), paid for by Beef Product Inc. The company branded itself a paragon of food safety and cited "pink slime" libel as ...
    03/27/2012 - 6:37 am | View Link
  • Is It Time to Embrace Pink Slime?
    Processed meats like hot dogs, baloney, and chicken nuggets seem, on the surface, no less icky than pink slime. But consider what goes into them. Unlike LFTB, many nuggets and cylinders are made with mechanically separated meat. Chicken, turkey ...
    03/25/2012 - 5:47 pm | View Link
  • Let’s Clear The Air On "Pink Slime"
    What is pink slime? Is my beef full of chemicals? Do they really scrape meat off the floor to feed my kids ... well in the slime stories – is that foods that are ammonia-processed are remarkably widespread. Among them are breads, pastries, cheeses ...
    03/25/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • snopes.com: Pink Slime and Mechanically Separated Chicken
    In 1982, a final rule published by FSIS (the Food Safety and Inspection Service) on mechanically separated meat said it was safe and established a standard ...
    04/24/2015 - 9:49 pm | View Website
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  • Pink slime
    "Pink slime" is a pejorative for a meat-based product the meat industry calls "lean finely textured beef" (LFTB), "finely textured beef", and " boneless lean beef ...
    04/16/2015 - 2:31 am | View Website
  • McDonald’s answers pink slime and worm meat rumours by ...
    McDonald’s answers pink slime and worm meat rumours by inviting cameras into a burger factory
    10/15/2014 - 5:25 am | View Website
  • 'Pink Slime' Ground Meat is Back
    Rising prices are helping the company whose product was called "pink slime" make a comeback
    08/25/2014 - 7:55 pm | View Website
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