March 21st, 2012
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  1. fence cleaning

    It is truly a nice and useful piece of info. I'm happy that you shared this useful info with us. Please stay us informed like this. Thanks for sharing.

    March 31, 2012 at 5:17 am |
  2. Janice

    Is anyone reporting anything about lean finely textured pork??

    http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/getfile?dDocName=STELDEV3003285

    porky slime anyone?

    I have a new meat grinder and I am not afraid to use it.

    March 29, 2012 at 2:13 pm |
  3. harrisonhits2

    Soylent green is people.......

    March 26, 2012 at 6:52 pm |
  4. Jorge

    Want great ground beef? Get a small meat grinder, run your favorite cuts through it, voila.

    March 22, 2012 at 9:25 am |
  5. Ron T.

    The pink slime (Lean Finely Textured Beef) isn't just at Safeway its also purchased by Yum brands, AMS Agricultural Marketing Service) School lunch program. Yes, our kids are getting it for lunch. I worked for thiis company for 8 years. The ammonia (pH enhanced product) everybody is worried about is hit and miss sometimes at higher or lower levels than their HACCP guidelines require depending on where the operator or Quality Assurance inspector place the pH probe in the sample. Anyway its always at different levels the probe is just randomly placed until the right levels are found. On the news clip it was asked if the coverage was fair. People should know what they are really eating. The Lean Finely Textured Beef is basically mechanically seperated during the process it is mixed with several other parts glands, connective tissue and whatever else couldn't be used from the supplier. Whats even more decieving is this product is used in several other ground beef products (ground chuck, ground sirloin, ground round). I hope this is reported on further. I think the public would be really surprised with the deceptive practices going on.

    March 21, 2012 at 5:05 pm |
    • pacman357

      Fair or not, Lord knows what else the USDA has permitted. I'm fortunate enough to live close to a farm where beef is raised in organic fashion, no growth hormone, etc. Nice to live in a rural area where you can meet the rancher personally.

      March 22, 2012 at 6:32 am |
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