'Pink slime' maker suspends some plant operations

Three factories that made so-called “pink slime” beef filler have shut down since public outcry about the ammonia-treated substance began last month, The Associated Press reported Monday. Beef Products Inc. spokesman

TRENTON, NJ (AP) — New Jersey schools won't be serving beef with so-called "pink slime" in the next academic year. The state Agriculture Department has notified school districts it will only buy beef without the ammonia-treated filler.

'Pink slime' maker halts some plants, The company that makes "pink slime" is suspending operations at three of four plants where the low-cost beef filler is made amid a public outcry over concern about the ingredient.

Since early March, the product notoriously known as "pink slime," Beef Products Inc.'s lean finely textured beef, has come under an unprecedented amount of scrutiny from most everyone who eats. The ensuing debate has

TRENTON, NJ (AP) — New Jersey schools won't be serving beef with so-called "pink slime" in the next academic year. The state Agriculture Department has notified school districts it will only buy beef without the ammonia-treated filler.