09 Feb '12, 12am

Care2 Success! No Pink Slime In McD's, Burger King, Taco Bell | Care2 Causes

Care2 Success! No Pink Slime In McD's, Burger King, Taco Bell | Care2 Causes

McDonald’s, Burger King and Taco Bell have all announced that they are discontinuing the use of ammonium hydroxide , otherwise known as pink slime, in their beef. Care2 Victory! Congratulations to Shannan Nelson, who created a Care2 petition demanding that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stop the use of pink slime in the U.S.A., and garnered over 10,000 signatures! The FDA apparently doesn’t care, but at least the big three fast-food giants are paying attention. As I wrote here last year, pink slime is made from the fatty sweepings from the slaughterhouse floor, which are notoriously rife with pathogens like E. coli 0157 and antibiotic-resistant salmonella. Once swept up, the scraps are sent through a series of machines, which grinds them into a paste, separates out the fat, and laces the substance with a mixture of water and ammonia (ammonium hydroxide) to kill tho...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/care2-success-no-more-pink-sl...

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earthjustice.org 10 Feb '12, 5pm

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greatdeals.com.sg 12 Feb '12, 4pm

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