pink slime


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pink slime

A slang term for low-quality beef trimmings that are used as a filler in some meat products. Our organization believes that pink slime should no longer be used in any meat preparation in this country.
See also: pink, slime
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LFTB is also commonly known as pink slime due to its color and appearance.
Describe the University of Tennessee students' exposure to the pink slime incident through social media and any self-determined short- and long-term effects of this exposure.
70% of the ground beef we buy at the supermarket contains something he calls pink slime, beef trimmings that were once used only in pet food and cooking oil, now sprayed with ammonia to make them safe to eat and then added to most ground beef as a cheaper filler.
org calling for the cessation of pink slime in school food.
Pink slime is the common name for lean finely textured beef (LFTB), a food additive to ground beef that is controversial because it is exposed to ammonia to kill bacteria.
Fresh & Easy has never and will never use pink slime or meat glue in any of their products.
Pink slime refers to ammonia-treated Lean Finely Textured Beef (LFTB), a meat filler.
The results from this analysis show that, in the short-term, the market put no value on the pink slime event, as share prices exhibited no abnormal returns.
They gradually begin working together to investigate some strange occurrences and sightings of evil pink slime.
The people of North Central Massachusetts have spoken, and the verdict is clear: They want to trade pink slime for something a little greener.
By midday Friday, exit signs were marked with blue, yellow, orange and pink slime, the carpets were littered with loose paintball pellets and a coffee shop had been turned into a makeshift shooting range.
Despite several instances prior to Spring 2012, the pink slime debate did not gain traction in the media or with the public until ABC News covered the process and its largely unknown prevalence in the United States' ground beef supply.
It is forevermore the public relations nightmare know as pink slime.
Fresh beef is also available at The Farmer's Daughter farm stand "with no pink slime," Ms.
Customers disturbed about the rampant use of pink slime are invited to swap ground beef bought from other retailers at Fresh & Easy's "Pink Slime Swap Meat" this Wednesday, March 28th.