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  • Apr 4, 2012
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    Consumer Weighs In On Beef Controversy: “Dude, It’s Beef.” 47

    Andrew Revkin admits to not eating much beef in his household. Since he’s not a huge fan of steak and burgers, it would seem likely that the smear campaign against the beef industry would please him. But, that’s hardly the case....More
  • Mar 30, 2012
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    Opinion: Pink Slime Issue Exposes Our Industry Traitors 18

    Lean, finely textured beef is a safe, USDA-approved product and process that's been used for 20 years and provides an additional 10-12 lbs. of lean protein from each beef animal, thus improving the industry’s efficiency and making high-quality protein more affordable to consumers. But when the sensational media coverage of “pink slime” hit the nation’s news appetite last week, we didn’t expect that livestock groups like the Organization for Competitive Markets would join anti-meat and anti-big agriculture groups in demonizing the safe product....More
  • Mar 27, 2012
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    Food Movement Escalates As Traditional Environmentalism Stalls 3

    Food should taste better. That’s the drive behind the new foodie takeover, a food movement revolution where consumers are seeking locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables and meats produced by small, family-owned ranches, and specialty seasonings, herbs and cheeses found in main street shops....More
  • Mar 26, 2012
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    Let’s Clear The Air On "Pink Slime" 13

    When the rumor mill stirred up the headline-selling, scaremongering controversy of "pink slime" – more accurately known as lean, finely textured beef – there was a lot of talk about the USDA-approved process, and whether hamburger offered at school lunch programs and at fast-food restaurant chains like McDonald’s was safe....More
  • Mar 15, 2012
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    Sensational Headlines Aside, Beef Is A Healthy Choice 6

    Does red meat consumption equate to increased mortality? That's the claim of research released Monday and widely reported by national media this week, among them USA Today, ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today show....More
  • Mar 1, 2012
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    North Korea Needs Some Good U.S. Steak

    One of the major headlines this week was that the impoverished socialist state of North Korea had agreed to limit nuclear tests in exchange for food aid from the U.S. North Korea also agreed to allow international inspectors to monitor its major nuclear reactor and will halt its long-range missile tests....More

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