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Section A: General News


Staples on hype: ‘Pink slime’ is healthy, lean beef




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April 4, 2012 | 1,384 views | 6 comments

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples joined Texas Gov. Rick Perry and several other governors and lieutenant governors on a tour March 29 of the Beef Products Inc. (BPI) plant in South Sioux City, Neb. The tour was for state leaders and the media to end myths and misconceptions about lean, finely textured beef and support the entire U.S. beef industry that is critical to our nation’s food supply.  . . .

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Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 6, 2012 11:14am
 
What ingredients specifically?

 
Alvin Charmaine  
April 6, 2012 5:12am
 
Supply and demand. If they list the ingredients and consumers dont want to eat it, than the market will go away, and thats what is happening. Turns out people dont want to eat dog food, is anyone surprised by that? Its not... More ›

 
Eat Local  
TX farm  
April 6, 2012 12:24am
 
According to Dr. Mercola, in government & industry records dozens of batches have been found to have been contaminated over the past several years. The slime from BPI is exempt from USDA routine testing because the USDA... More ›

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
April 5, 2012 12:54pm
 
Maybe they should get Oprah to campaign on behalf of pink slime burger. She might be up for it, now that her cable gig ain't goin' so good. Heck, maybe it's a good way to lose weight. If you eat too much, it just comes... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
April 5, 2012 11:40am
 
Marcelina, You must be talking about chicken nuggets?

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
April 5, 2012 10:49am
 
If all the ingredients were listed in detail they would have to attach one of those airline barf bags to each package. Maybe two. 100% beef means they use 100%. Think about that.

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