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Pink Slime Operations Temporarily Suspended
2012-03-28 05:16:11

On Monday, the maker of "pink slime" announced it would be suspending all operations at all but one plant due to the bad press social media has created over the beef process. Craig Letch, director of food quality and assurance for Beef Products Inc., said business has taken a "substantial" hit since press coverage over the ammonia-treated filler went viral. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) decided school districts may stop using the processed meat, while some retail chains...

2011-07-16 00:00:37

Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness outbreaks, petitioned the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to declare all illness-causing strains of E. coli bacteria adulterants in food. The firm, which is representing victims of the recent Germany-based E. coli O104 outbreak, today commended Beef Products, Inc. (BPI) for taking a large step in that direction after the company announced that it will begin testing its products for six strains...

2011-07-14 09:00:00

DAKOTA DUNES, S.D., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beef Products, Inc. (BPI), the world's leading producer of lean beef, announced today that the company is expanding its industry-leading food safety program by testing for an additional six pathogenic forms of E. coli. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/beef-products-inc-leads-food-safety-advances-125520868.html This first-of-a-kind action is part of the...

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