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“Pink Slime” Company Hits ABC News with $1.2 Billion Defamation Suit

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 17, 2012 01:04 AM
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by Mark Boyer last modified Sep 16, 2012

Photo via Shutterstock Beef Products Inc., a South Dakota beef producer that produces what the industry calls “lean, finely textured beef” — a substance the rest of the world has take to calling “pink slime” — filed a $1.2 billion (yes, that’s with a “B”) lawsuit against ABC News for ”roughly 200 “false and misleading and [...]




 

 

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Beef Products Inc., a South Dakota beef producer that produces what the industry calls “lean, finely textured beef” — a substance the rest of the world has take to calling “pink slime” — filed a $1.2 billion (yes, that’s with a “B”) lawsuit against ABC News for ”roughly 200 “false and misleading and defamatory” statements. Pink slime is a product that’s made from beef trimmings that are treated with ammonium hydroxide and that is commonly found in pre-made burgers. “The lawsuit is without merit,” said ABC News Senior Vice President Jeffrey Schneider in a statement. ”We will contest it vigorously.”

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