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Sunday, March 11, 2012

70% of all Ground Beef Contains “Pink Slime” … and USDA Bought 7 Million Pounds of the Stuff for School Lunches

What in the world are we eating?  I have no earthly idea what's in the government approved food that we consume but I suspect it's nasty, very nasty. Big Food, Big Ag and Big Pharm all play starring roles in concentrating their food power monopolies; such powers are broad and vast and they shut out small food producers and even prevent product labeling.  Americans really have no way of knowing what's in the food they buy at the corner grocery store.

“Pink slime,” a cheap meat filler, is in 70 percent of the ground beef sold at supermarkets and up to 25 percent of each American hamburger patty, by some estimates. The USDA just bought 7 million pounds of pink slime to add to school lunches (up from 5.5 million pounds in 2009).

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Washingtonsblog.com