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The battle over “pink slime” or, as the beef industry prefers, “lean finely textured beef” continues to rage in the media. A news article, a food blogger, and celebrity chef created a perfect social media storm causing food industry rejection of the not-too-appetizing-looking product that is made from beef scraps and sprayed with ammonium hydroxide to kill bacteria.
The lost business forced the product’s manufacturer, Beef Products, Inc. to close three of its four plants, sparking a backlash from supporters such as Iowa Governor Terry Brandstad who is leading a counterattack called “Dude It’s Beef” and calling for a congressional investigation of who organized the smear campaign against it.