pink slime

BPI starts $10M fund for employees laid off after ‘pink slime’

· September 27, 2017

The Roth family has established a $10 million fund to benefit former BPI employees that were negatively affected by plant closures in 2012. After ABC’s false reporting regarding the companies and Lean Finely Textured Beef, BPI was forced to lay off approximately 750 employees and close three of its production facilities in Amarillo, Texas, Garden […]

Diane Sawyer called ‘pink slime’ reporting solid

· June 14, 2017

While she didn’t do the actual reporting of the ABC News story on Beef Products Inc.’s Lean Finely Textured Beef, Diane Sawyer had to review the  “pink slime” script before airing, calling the report factual. Sawyer’s video deposition was played Tuesday as testimony continued in the South Dakota-based BPI’s $1.9 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC […]

Jury selection begins in ‘pink slime’ defamation trial

· May 31, 2017

South Dakota-based Beef Products Inc. is finally getting their case to court. Jury selection is set to start in the defamation case over ABC news reports on the company’s lean finely textured beef product (LFTB), which many critics named “pink slime.” In their 2012 suit, BPI said ABC and the individuals named in the suit […]

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