The media has been spreading a lot of myths about what “pink slime” is. The image spreading on the internet is not beef. Read more about the top 8 myths ...
Michael D. Shaw of Health News Digest reports on how the irresponsible journalism over “Pink Slime” can lead to real harm to real people. “Surely, …, the American public is far too sophisticated to fall for such gross misrepresentation by the media, right? Wrong. If anything, the public is more clueless now than in 1921, […]
Multiple independent studies have been completed and demonstrate that survey respondents felt that the taste, texture, juiciness and overall appeal of ground beef was actually improved in samples blended with lean finely textured beef (LFTB) compared to samples that were not blended with LFTB. While, samples blended with 10% LFTB and 15% LFTB outperformed ground beef […]
Dr. Russell Cross, Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University and former administrator of USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, provides continued support for the safety of lean finely textured beef. In this USA Today editorial, Cross reiterates that “LFTB is 100% beef, plain and simple.”
March 26, 2012 In an effort to protect our company and its family of employees from the recent unfounded and misguided attacks on our Boneless Lean Beef Trimmings, we have had to make some unfortunate and very difficult business decisions. Today we have announced that we will be temporarily suspending operations at our three plants […]
Chicago Tribune columnist Phil Rosenthal offers a balanced viewpoint on BPI’s processing of lean beef trimmings. “The more people are disconnected with their food supply and the sources of their food, the more questions they will have, and we understand that,” said Craig Letch, director of food safety and quality assurance for South Dakota-based Beef […]
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Fred Hall, of the Times Record News, discusses the facts of lean beef trim. Click here to read his detailed, clear and accurate description of the process used to produce it.
Fox News recently posted an opinion piece analyzing the coverage lean beef trimmings have received and, in particular, the negative and headline earning nickname, “pink slime.” Click here to read the full article.
To see the full piece as it was included in the March 23 issue of The Wall Street Journal, please click here. March 23, 2012 “Pink Slime” Libel to Cost This Country Jobs Before last summer, we could not have imagined the personal, professional, financial and spiritual impact of the campaign of lies and deceit […]
In recent weeks, our lean beef has received an increasing amount of media attention. The vast majority of this coverage has been, and continues to be, negative. Additionally, earlier coverage has included mis-information. We stand by our product. It is safe, it is nutritious and it is quality beef. We are not alone in this […]