'Pink Slime' Is Safe To Eat Despite ABC Report, Jury Told

Law360, Los Angeles (June 7, 2017, 9:57 PM EDT) -- A professor of food safety told a South Dakota jury on Wednesday that a beef trimmings product that the ABC Television Network called unsafe “pink slime” in news reports is perfectly safe, saying she studied and ate the product and it was no different from lean ground beef.

Beef Products Inc. alleges that ABC cost it $1.9 billion with a disparaging series of news reports in 2012 that implied BPI’s “lean finely textured beef,” or LFTB, isn’t actually beef, isn’t nutritious, and isn’t safe, and hammered...
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