Avoiding ‘pink slime’ in ground beef

Posted by Trish Riley, August 9, 2010

Thanks to Lynn Dirk for sharing yet another reason to veer away from meat:

“Pink slime” is the nickname earned by a formerly inedible byproduct of the beef industry. Once used in pet food, it’s now a cheap additive in ground beef.

via Ask Umbra on avoiding ‘pink slime’ in ground beef and flushing kitty litter | Grist.

For more info: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/31/us/31meat.html?_r=3&partner=rss&emc=rss&pagewanted=all

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