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“And You Thought It Was Just ‘Pink’ Slime”

The non-profit investigative journalism organization ProPublica explains Lean Finely Textured Beef, Mechanically Separated Meat, and Advanced Meat Recovery. Click here to get the background on your meatloaf, taco filling, and hot dogs. This information might encourage you to get to know your local butcher and learn about the source of his or her meat. Does […]

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The Power of Online Consumer Activism

From the Chicago Tribune: “Social media turn up heat on food industry; Battle against ‘pink slime’ demonstrates growing power of online consumer activism.” “Pink slime” is inexpensive, ammonia-treated beef. Change.org hosted a petition urging the USDA to stop buying the substance for school-lunches. Within days, the National School Lunch Program, McDonald’s, Kroger, Safeway, and others […]

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