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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  • Pink slime
    "Pink slime" (a derogatory term for lean finely textured beef or LFTB, finely textured beef, and boneless lean beef trimmings or BLBT) is a meat by-product used as a food ...
    04/19/2018 - 11:13 am | View Website
  • Meat
    Terminology. The word meat comes from the Old English word mete, which referred to food in general.The term is related to mad in Danish, mat in Swedish and Norwegian, and matur in Icelandic and Faroese, which also mean 'food'.
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    E. coli and salmonella have been found dozens of times in meat processed with a novel ammonia treatment.
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  • Jamie Oliver: Victory as McDonald's stops using 'pink ...
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  • 10 Reasons To Stop Eating Red Meat | Prevention
    The meat industry refers to it as “lean finely textured beef (LFTB),” but the public knows it as pink slime.This meat additive contains fatty bits of leftover meat that’s heated, spun to remove the fat, and then treated with ammonia gas to kill bacteria.
    01/29/2014 - 6:58 pm | View Website
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