Pink Slime
Schools turn their noses up at 'pink slime'
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 12:52pm.

The nation's school districts are turning up their noses at "pink slime," the beef product that caused a public uproar earlier this year. The US Department of Agriculture says the vast majority of states participating in its National School Lunch Program have opted to order ground beef that doesn't contain the product known as lean finely textured beef.

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Columbus Co., Whiteville schools stop using USDA beef
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 9:23am.

There's no "pink slime" on the menu any more at school in Columbus County. The county's two school districts have stopped using beef from the USDA.

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Schools will get to opt out of 'pink slime' beef
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 1:17pm.

The Agriculture Department says that starting next fall, schools can stop feeding students a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics.

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Wilmington shoppers react to "pink slime" found in ground beef
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 03/09/2012 - 11:49pm.

videoLast month several fast food chains made headlines when they said they would stop using so-called "pink slime.” According to reports, 70 percent of the ground beef in supermarkets contains the “pink slime,” but Carolina Farmin' says you won't find that there.

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