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Job losses climb after ‘slimy’ reports distort facts


Job losses climb after ‘slimy’ reports distort facts


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Wilson County News
April 11, 2012
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The economic impact is being calculated after the media hype over lean, finely textured beef. More than 650 individuals have lost jobs in three states, and one company now has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, all linked to the “pink slime” controversy. . . .

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Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 12, 2012 5:11pm
 
You nailed it, One Voice!

 
One Voice  
Floresville  
April 12, 2012 5:07pm
 
I have come to believe if the packaging says it is FDA approved - it is not worth eating. They have processed it - added chemicals - food coloring - know cancer causing junk - and the government approves it. They put 7000 ... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
April 12, 2012 3:28pm
 

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
April 12, 2012 2:50pm
 
Well if the World Health Organization and Henry Cuellar endorse this product there is nothing anyone could possibly say about it that would allow me to get within 10 feet of it.

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
April 12, 2012 11:11am
 
While avoiding the ammonia in the finely textured ground beef, you might also want to avoid the dimethylpolysiloxane, an anti-foaming agent made of silicone that is used in chicken nuggets. Oh, and the tertiary butylhydroquinone ... More ›

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
April 12, 2012 10:23am
 
My question is this; when I was a kid and lived on a farm where we butchered and processed all our meat, I do not remember processing pink slime. Wonder what we did with it? Finely textured beef - hmmmmmm. Think any choice cuts ... More ›

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
April 11, 2012 10:10pm
 
Let us call it what it is, pink slime. I would not eat it nor do I want it in my beef patties. So what people are lossing their jobs, they should have seen the writing on the wall.

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