Eye on Business: Reuters details BPI’s court fight with ABC (copy)

6 Mar

DAKOTA DUNES | The Reuters news service on Monday published an extensive story that examines Beef Products Inc.’s $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC News, anchor Diane Sawyer, correspondent Jim Avila and four other individual defendants.

The story, headlined “Special Report: Did Diane Sawyer smear “pink slime?”, comes on the eve of the one-year anniversary […]

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Perdue Chicken Processing Plant Worker Talks Gross Chicken Nuggets …

6 Mar

In 2010, over a year before the pink slime scandal came to light, there was a viral photo of pre-chicken nugget meat paste, more technically known as mechanically-separated poultry. While the validity and origins of the photo remain slightly dubious, the picture cast light on the fact that the ingredients in chicken nuggets may be […]

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Did Diane Sawyer smear ‘pink slime’?

5 Mar

DAKOTA DUNES, South Dakota — A year ago, Beef Products Inc. had four state-of-the art plants, more than 1,300 employees and was expanding aggressively.

The meat company was the leading maker of “lean finely textured beef,” a low-fat product made from chunks of beef, including trimmings, and exposed to tiny bursts of ammonium hydroxide […]

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The tooth fairy paid out $2.42 a tooth last year

5 Mar

Film violence: blood and guts — and box office

Were it not for Hollywood, most of us – military, police and medical personnel aside – would never experience seeing someone get shot in the head.

Now that singular act of violence is not only portrayed almost routinely on the big screen but airs […]

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Special Report: Did Diane Sawyer smear ‘pink slime’?

5 Mar

By P.J. Huffstutter and Martha Graybow

DAKOTA DUNES, South Dakota, March 4 (Reuters) – A year ago, Beef Products Inc. had four state-of-the art plants, more than 1,300 employees and was expanding aggressively.

The meat company was the leading maker of “lean finely textured beef,” a low-fat product made from chunks of […]

Source: Pink Slime Information

Special Report: Did Diane Sawyer smear “pink slime”? | Flagstaff …

5 Mar

DAKOTA DUNES, South Dakota (Reuters) – A year ago, Beef Products Inc. had four state-of-the art plants, more than 1,300 employees and was expanding aggressively. The meat company was the leading maker of “lean finely textured beef,” a low-fat product made from chunks of beef, including trimmings, and exposed to tiny bursts of ammonium hydroxide […]

Source: Pink Slime Information

“Pink slime” takes front stage | NOURISH9BILLION.ORG : A JOINT …

4 Mar

How did “pink slime”, the unsavory food additive made from ammonia-cleansed beef trimmings,  become a hot consumer issue after languishing for years under the general public’s radar? Salon tells the story.

While this consumers’ success story warrants celebration, food democracy is unfortunately under severe attack on other fronts of our food system:

Michigan’s Department of […]

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