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A former U.S. Department of Agriculture scientist has come forward with a startling tale of how a substance known as “pink slime” has been embedded in about 70 percent of ground beef sold in the U.S. — a topic ABC News investigated for a segment Wednesday night.
“Pink slime” is largely made up of connective tissue that used to be reserved only for dog foods. It was not classified as “meat” because it was largely seen as unfit for human consumption. It also contains ammonia, which is used to kill off bacteria so people who eat it do not get sick.
Originally posted by zorgon
Well its better than the stuff they are making in Japan...
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
....And people wonder why I'm 100% for hunting. It sure isn't for the "fun" experience of freezing one's tail off on cold winder days for hours without moving. Only a psycho hunts for the "thrill" of killing. At least after the first time they've actually gotten one.
This is the best argument I can possibly imagine for why hunting is a good thing. That, and buying meat locally where ever that's technically possible. The "food" just isn't fit to eat. Even I have a sick feeling after this one though...and I thought I'd seen everything. ...every time I say that....errr