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Pink Slime: What we have here is a failure to communicate

By William K. Black
(Crossposted from Benzinga.com)

BPI, the corporation that sold the “pink slime” that was secretly added to our hamburgers has now brought a $1.2+ billion tort suit against ABC News, individual ABC journalists, two former USDA scientists, and a former BPI employee.  BPI claims that the defendants defamed it by, for example, calling its meat product, which it calls “lean finely textured beef” (LFTB), “pink slime.”  It’s not clear from BPI’s complaint why the ABC defendants wanted to harm BPI.  Continue reading