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Beef Products Inc. reopens plant as suit over meat’s name proceeds

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO (Reuters) — Beef Products Inc. will reopen a Kansas processing plant on Monday to boost production of lean, finely textured beef, which critics call “pink slime,” as wholesale beef prices soar with a shrinking U.S. cattle herd.

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Beef Products Inc. reopens plant as suit over meat’s name proceeds

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO (Reuters) — Beef Products Inc. will reopen a Kansas processing plant on Monday to boost production of lean, finely textured beef, which critics call “pink slime,” as wholesale beef prices soar with a shrinking U.S. cattle herd.

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Cargill adds ‘textured beef’ wording to labels

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cargill, one of the nation’s largest meatpackers, has added wording to its labels on ground beef packages that indicates whether the meat inside includes a product that’s been called “pink slime.”

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ABC asks judge to throw out ‘pink slime’ lawsuit

December 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lamers

ELK POINT (AP) — A lawyer for ABC on Tuesday asked a circuit judge to throw out a defamation lawsuit related to its coverage of a meat product called lean, finely textured beef.

Circuit Judge Cheryle Gering said she’ll issue …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ABC News bid to toss ‘pink slime’ case planned today in Elk Point

December 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Karl Plume

The fate of a $1.2 billion lawsuit accusing ABC News of damaging a beef producer’s profits and reputation through its reports about a controversial product dubbed by critics as “pink slime” might be determined this week.

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ABC News bid to toss ‘pink slime’ case planned today in Elk Point

December 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Karl Plume

The fate of a $1.2 billion lawsuit accusing ABC News of damaging a beef producer’s profits and reputation through its reports about a controversial product dubbed by critics as “pink slime” might be determined this week.

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Cargill will change beef labeling after ‘pink slime’ controversy

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

By P.J. Huffstutter

CHICAGO — Cargill Inc, one of the world’s largest beef processors, will begin labeling when its finely textured beef is used in the making of its U.S. ground beef products, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.

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December hearing scheduled in ‘pink slime’ lawsuit

October 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

ELK POINT (AP) — Oral arguments are scheduled for December in a motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit over ABC News’ coverage of a meat product that critics dub “pink slime.”

The lawsuit filed by Beef Products Inc. was moved in June from federa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD state judge appointed in ‘pink slime’ lawsuit

July 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

First Circuit Judge Cheryle Gering will oversee the lawsuit filed by Beef Products Inc. Continue Reading

ABC News to seek dismissal of ‘pink slime’ lawsuit

June 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Beef Products Inc. sued for defamation over ABC’s coverage of a meat product that critics dub “pink slime.”
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