May 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Dakota Dunes-based BPI lost 80 percent of its business after the uproar over what BPI calls lean finely textured beef.ww Continue Reading
April 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) A judge has blocked Iowa State University from releasing documents about food safety research conducted for the beef-processing company that makes the product dubbed “pink slime” by critics.
December 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Bruce Smith, 58, is among about 750 people who were laid off at Beef Products Inc. in the wake of what the company called a misinformation campaign in social media and news reports about the product: lean, finely textured beef. Continue Reading
September 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Beef Products Inc. will face a steep climb in its “pink slime” defamation lawsuit against ABC News as the South Dakota-based meat processor works to rebuild its public image, legal experts say.
September 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub “pink slime,” claiming the network misled consumers into believing it is unhealthy and unsafe.
June 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic
CHICAGO The U.S. cattle herd has shrunk to the smallest since three years before Ray Kroc opened his first McDonald’s hamburger stand, reducing supply and raising prices even as domestic demand sinks to a two-decade low. Continue Reading