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Govs tour Neb. beef plant to see ‘pink slime’

March 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) Governors of three states got up close with “pink slime” Thursday, touching and examining treated beef at a plant and eating hamburgers made with it in a bid to persuade grossed-out consumers and grocery stores the product is safe to consume. Continue Reading

Govs urge beef consumers to reconsider ‘pink slime’ beef product

March 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The main producer of “pink slime” and the politicians defending the company will have a hard time persuading consumers and grocery stores to accept the product, even if the processed beef trimmings are as safe as the industry insists. Continue Reading