01 Apr '12, 7pm

Dot Earth Blog: Why I'm O.K. with 'Pink Slime' in Ground Beef

Associated Press A sample of “lean, finely textured” beef. Evan McGlinn for The New York Times Beef patties in a school freezer. This is not an April Fool’s Day joke. I agree with Texas Gov. Rick Perry on something — the nutritional merits of derided “pink slime ” — the processed last scrapings of meat and connective tissue after cattle are butchered. Dude, it is indeed beef — a source of low-fat nutrition. The ammonium hydroxide that is added is safe and has long been used in foods from cheeses to pudding. (If you read charges of “slimewashing ” from Bettina Siegal , also read the ammonium hydroxide explainer posted by Beef Products, Inc., the company that is closing several plants due to the controversy.) I particularly encourage you to read Maureen Ogle’s fine post, “Want A Little History With That Pink Slime? ” I’m all for open disclosure of food contents , but not whe...

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Why I'm O.K. with 'Pink Slime' in Ground Beef

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