70 Percent of Ground Beef at Supermarkets Contains ‘Pink Slime’


Gerald Zirnstein grinds his own hamburger these days. Why? Because this former United States Department of Agriculture scientist and, now, whistleblower, knows that 70 percent of the ground beef we buy at the supermarket contains something he calls “pink slime.”

“Pink slime” is beef trimmings. Once only used in dog food and cooking oil, the trimmings are now sprayed with ammonia so they are safe to eat and added to most ground beef as a cheaper filler. Read more (Video) »»»

One response to “70 Percent of Ground Beef at Supermarkets Contains ‘Pink Slime’

  1. Pingback: How to know your ground beef isn’t pink slime « The Not Big Anymore, Formerly Fat Guy

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