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Mar 14, 2013 at 8:59 AM PDT
From oil in Gatorade to the amount of caffeine and other stimulants in energy drinks and the so-called "pink slime" found in beef, previously unnoticed ingredients are coming under scrutiny as health-conscious consumers demand more information about...
Sep 13, 2012 at 7:47 AM PDT
Beef Products Inc. filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against ABC News for its coverage of a meat product that critics have dubbed "pink slime," alleging that the network misled consumers to believe the product is unhealthy and unsafe.
Jun 4, 2012 at 10:07 PM PDT
The nation's school districts are turning up their noses at "pink slime," the beef product that caused a public uproar earlier this year.
May 14, 2012 at 2:43 PM PDT
The maker of the beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics said Monday it was laying off 86 employees from its corporate office in South Dakota, citing what it calls a misinformation campaign about a product that food-industry experts agree is safe.
Apr 26, 2012 at 11:05 PM PDT
You have likely heard the uproar over "pink slime" filler in ground beef, but there are other meat additives you might not know about. One is called "meat glue," a substance that chefs use to stick multiple pieces of meat together.
Apr 2, 2012 at 8:39 AM PDT
Beef products company AFA Foods says it's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and selling its assets as a result of the recent media coverage of "pink slime."
Mar 29, 2012 at 7:14 AM PDT
The main producer of "pink slime" and the politicians defending the company will have a hard time persuading consumers and grocery stores to accept the product, even if the processed beef trimmings are as safe as the industry insists.
Mar 28, 2012 at 9:40 AM PDT
Tyson Foods Inc. executives say the negative publicity over the filler known as "pink slime" has hurt demand and will reduce beef supply in the long term.
Mar 27, 2012 at 9:50 AM PDT
The maker of "pink slime" suspended operations Monday at all but one plant where the beef ingredient is made, acknowledging recent public uproar over the product has cost the company business.
Mar 22, 2012 at 11:41 AM PDT
Kroger operates 178 stores in Oregon and Washington under the Fred Meyer and QFC names, according to their website. Critics say the meat additive known as "pink slime" could be unsafe and is an unappetizing example of industrialized food production.
Mar 21, 2012 at 5:44 PM PDT
At least three national supermarket operators have decided to stop buying ground beef that contains the filler now known as "pink slime."
Mar 16, 2012 at 7:55 AM PDT
All this angst over "pink slime" has made one thing clear: We don't always know what we're getting when we bite into a big juicy burger.
Mar 15, 2012 at 11:41 AM PDT

SEATTLE (AP) — State education officials say no schools in Washington state include a meat product known as "pink slime" on their menus.

The common beef filler is in the news after the USDA decided to allow school districts to opt out...
Mar 15, 2012 at 10:27 AM PDT
Education officials around the country are facing questions about where their beef comes from after recent reports about "pink slime" meat.
Mar 15, 2012 at 7:29 AM PDT
School districts soon will be able to opt out of a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler critics have dubbed "pink slime."