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'Pink Slime' Meat Co. AFA Sued For Canning Workers

Law360, New York (May 10, 2012, 12:39 PM EDT) -- A putative class of about 200 former AFA Foods Inc. meatpacking employees filed suit in Delaware bankruptcy court on Wednesday alleging the company, which blamed its downfall on the so-called pink slime beef filler controversy, fired them without adequate notice.

Lead plaintiff Nadia Sanchez claimed she was fired from her job at AFA’s Los Angeles plant, part of mass layoffs the company instituted in the days after its April 2 bankruptcy filing. AFA called the employees into a meeting and told them they were being terminated...
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