Beef Products, Inc., (BPI) has announced a $1.2 billion lawsuit against ABC et al. regarding alleged defamation of its lean finely textured beef (LFTB) product (a.k.a. “Pink Slime”). The complaint is available here. LFTB is produced by separating lean beef from beef trimmings. Just one aspect of many in the complaint is a disagreement over whether the basic nature of LFTB.
What do you think?
Do you consider LFTB, aka pink slime, to be “meat”?
Is lean finely textured beef (LFTB) an accurate descriptive name for this product?
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