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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...

Schools Will Be Allowed To Opt Out Of 'Pink Slime' Beef
2012-03-16 04:45:59

American schools will soon be able to stop receiving the ammonia-treated ground beef product known alternately as boneless lean beef trimmings, lean finely textured beef, and--more derisively--"pink slime," the U.S. Agriculture Department (USDA) announced on Thursday. According to Michael Hill of the Associated Press (AP), starting next fall districts will be able to choose to continue receiving 95% lean beef patties that include the filler product, or fattier cuts of ground beef that is...

2012-03-09 08:00:00

Enjoy Life Foods Premieres its Chip with Benefits: Plentils Makes its Debut at Expo West ANAHEIM, CA (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 Enjoy Life Foods is thrilled to announce its newest snack in a long line of great-tasting foods that are both allergy-friendly and gluten-free: meet Plentils, the lentil-based chip with a satisfying crunch and available in four all-natural dairy-free flavors: Light Sea Salt, Margherita Pizza, Garlic & Parmesan, and Dill & Sour Cream. At 130 calories and three...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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