pink slime

Wholesale Beef Prices Fall After Pink Slime Controversy
Analysts are attributing recent drops in wholesale beef prices to the controversy over so-called pink slime, but no one can forecast what the long term effects will be, if any. USDA food price analyst, Ricky Volpe, says there are a number of issues. Right now consumers are backing off of beef, becau…
School Beef Not Labeled For Fillers Says Food Service Manager
Natrona County School District’s Food Service Manager says until this past week he was unaware that USDA beef supplied to schools may contain by-product treated with ammonia. Food Service Manager, Mike Pyska says the beef labeling does not indicate the presence of fillers only the 80/20 fat r…
U.S. Ag Secretary Says Beef Fillers Safe
Officially its called “boneless lean beef trimmings” and now its known as ‘pink slime’, a low cost filler made from fatty bits of beef and treated with ammonia. Its used in some hamburger meats and locally, major grocers indicate they’ve either discontinued selling…