The hamburger on the right contains “pink slime.
The hamburger on the left is pure 85% lean ground beef. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
You’ve heard about the pink slime, right? It’s that meat filler made from slaughterhouse scraps that is treated with ammonia. (Yum!) Last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced plans to buy 7 million pounds of it.
A federal microbiologist nicknamed the filler pink slime.”
According to The Daily, these are among the stores that say they do not sell meat with pink slime:
- Whole Foods
- Price Chopper
These are among the stores that do not sell pink slime in store-ground meat, but sell pre-packaged ground beef from suppliers that may contain pink slime:
These are among the stores that DO sell store-ground meat with pink slime, according to The Daily: