Is Pink Slime Safe ~ Burgers, Ground Beef, Meat
Is pink slime safe…that’s really the question at the heart of the pink slime controversy.
The answer is “yes,” the USDA believes that pink slime ground beef, burgers, and meat are safe.
How safe? Safe enough to be used in school lunches and fast food restaurants across America…safe enough to be sold without incident for years…safe enough to be an inexpensive option for many families.
The truth that the ground beef is treated with ammonia to kill bacteria is the fact about pink slime that’s most shocking to the American public, but the melon controversy of 2011 brought to light how much dangerous bacteria resides in the skin of cantaloupe. And the food production process in the United States and worldwide is rife with additives, chemicals, pesticides, and other unsavory processes.
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