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Ammonia laced beef product, not only is it safe, it’s tasty, just ask Snooki Noem

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Gotta love Noem, there ain’t a lobbyist she won’t let influence her;

The letter does not detail what specific information FSIS needs to address, but says that LFTB-maker Beef Products Inc.’s “award winning trade record” and food safety record have gone unnoticed by critics “leading the campaign of misinformation.”

Thirty members, including Steve King (R-IA), Tom Latham (R-IA) Joe Barton (R-TX), Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) and Kristi Noem (R-SD), signed the letter, which can be viewed via the American Meat Institute website here.

This is an interesting TIMELINE of Pink Slime. I loved how the stuff got it’s name;

USDA microbiologist Gerald Zirnstein tours a BPI plant as part of an investigation into recent¬†contamination. He coins the term “pink slime” in an email to colleagues, adding, “I do not consider the stuff to be ground beef, and I consider allowing it in ground beef to be a form of fraudulent labeling.”

Well, if that is the case, we better change the labels of most of the food on our grocery store shelves.