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Despite efforts to manage the controversy, concerns about so-called “pink slime” in...

Despite efforts to manage the controversy, concerns about so-called “pink slime” in the nation’s beef supply are influencing decisions about what people buy and eat. In a poll recently conducted by Harris Interactive, 22% of respondents said they’ve either decreased and/or stopped altogether their consumption of ground beef in restaurants, and 25% said they’ve either decreased and/or stopped altogether their purchases from grocery stores.
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  • $CLU
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    Pink slime is probably a result of customers whining about variation in the meat consistency / shape /texture across thousands of stores. Can't please everyone, especially picky kids.
    5 Apr 2012, 01:23 PM Reply Like
  • rhiannion
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    How many years have customers been purchasing and eating ground beef with this product? Especially during the depressed era when some had to stretch a buck and buying the product with the least price and possible the additive that added to the low cost of the product. Okay, now that more are aware of it, you may want to do the more healthy thing and maybe everyone should exercise more also.
    5 Apr 2012, 01:27 PM Reply Like
  • serndipity
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    Only recently....it was formally sold as dog food.
    5 Apr 2012, 01:50 PM Reply Like
  • jtmonrow
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    About time customers fought back against marketers of crappy products. Now if they'd do the same at the polls this November against all the GOPers who are intent on reinstating feudalism....
    5 Apr 2012, 01:51 PM Reply Like
  • The Patriot
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    About time customers fought back against marketers of crappy products. Now if they'd do the same at the polls this November against all the Liberals,progessives,d... who are intent on reinstating socialism....
    5 Apr 2012, 02:39 PM Reply Like
  • berylrb
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    Only in America pink slime is a socialist/feudalist conspiracy!
    5 Apr 2012, 04:37 PM Reply Like
  • Poor Texan
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    Another media lynch job. Right or wrong, the media decides and let no one object or they will be derided as some type of fanatic. Has there been any record of anyone being harmed? No matter, the anti-capitalist lynch mob is out.
    5 Apr 2012, 04:52 PM Reply Like
  • Stimepy
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    Not surprised, but given the ignorance of the public they'll soon be consuming the next equivalent of Pink Slim and not complaining.... Till someone points it out again.

     

    God bless the ignorant.
    5 Apr 2012, 06:47 PM Reply Like
  • The Patriot
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    Soylent Green ??
    5 Apr 2012, 08:01 PM Reply Like
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