| May 7, 2012
| 8:07 AM
What was meat-processing giant Tyson Foods Inc.’s response to the pink slime controversy this spring? A 4.4% boost in its earnings in its second fiscal quarter.
The Springdale, Ark. company made a $166 million profit, or 44 cents a share, up from...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:48 PM
The reemergence of mad cow disease, discovered in a California dairy cow, could have major implications for the state’s meat industry, even though officials have said that the human food supply is unaffected.
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy hasn&...
| May 2, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Just when you thought the “pink slime” controversy was in the past and that the discovery of mad-cow disease had blown over, the forces that be now bring yet another cause for carnivore concern: calls for an investigation into ‘meat...
| May 10, 2012
| 2:05 PM
The American Meat Institute is striking back at reports that “meat glue,” a binding agent often used to patch together pieces of beef and other protein, is unsafe and unnatural.
In an occasionally touchy conference call Thursday, the trade...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:23 PM
McDonald's rejected it and TVs "Naked Chef" Jamie Oliver campaigned against it for years, but now the disgusting meat by-product concoction known as "pink slime" may be going to feed our kids. I'm not a huge fan of school lunches and have complained in...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Jon Stewart on "pink slime," or what he likes to call "the cashmere of beef."...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Food FYI: Schools across the country decline 'pink slime'...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
From Brad Plumer at the Washington Post' Wonkblog: Over at the Atlantic, New York University’s Marion Nestle explains that the reliance on lean finely textured beef (or LFTB for short) is a way for the beef industry to get more......
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Earlier this month, a Texas mom urged the federal government to stop using a mechanically separated and chemically treated rendered beef material (known to its critics as "pink slime") in school food through a petition on change.org.
More than 200,000...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:58 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Two more major grocery chains say they will stop buying beef that contains "pink slime."
The Kroger Co., the nation's largest traditional grocer with more than 2,400 supermarkets in 31 states, made the announcement Thursday --...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:42 AM
The following is the statement that has been issued by Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets in regards to its dealings with "pink slime."
GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets today announced that it will no longer purchase fresh ground beef...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:37 AM
Beef Products Inc. told the Associated Press on Monday that it will shut down operations at three of the four plants where it makes the meat product that critics have nastily taken to calling "pink slime."
But some food industry experts say that the...