Friday, September 13, 2013

Disgusting Pink Slime Served In School Lunches (VIDEO)

Today's ground beef in your grocery stores and restaurants was yesterday's DOG FOOD (VIDEO)

"The controversial ground beef caused a media firestorm last year, and when given a choice for the first time, schools in most states opted out of ground beef with this component for their school lunches.

But this year, meals that are generally more expensive to produce may be behind wider tolerance for the product. Seven states, four more than last year, have put in orders for millions of pounds of meat that might contain pink slime, Pro Agriculture reports:

"As schools across the country grapple with tight budgets, some are changing their minds and accepting the lower-price alternative product that brings down the price of the food they serve."

Pink Slime Ammonia Meat Filler is found in restaurants,  grocery store beef (VIDEO)


--Lee Fang, Senior Investigator for Republic Report joins us to talk about his article on pink slime, the ammonia-treated filler substance made with beef scraps now so common in American meat.

Pink Slime In 70% Of Ground Beef In U.S.  (VIDEO)

Via The Raw Story: "A former U.S. Department of Agriculture scientist has come forward with a startling tale of how a substance known as "pink slime" has been embedded in about 70 percent of ground beef sold in the U.S. — a topic ABC News investigated for a segment Wednesday night. "Pink slime" is largely made up of connective tissue that used to be reserved only for dog foods. It was not classified as "meat" because it was largely seen as unfit for human consumption. It also contains ammonia, which is used to kill off bacteria so people who eat it do not get sick...".*

What Are Chicken Nuggets Made Of?  (VIDEO)

This is mechanically separated chicken. Chickens are turned into this goop so we can create delicious chicken nuggets and juicy chicken patties. It's obscenely gross and borderline alien but it's not going to stop me from eating nuggets. They're too good.

The process works a little something like this:

There's more: because it's crawling with bacteria, it will be washed with ammonia, soaked in it, actually. Then, because it tastes gross, it will be re-flavored artificially. Then, because it is weirdly pink, it will be dyed with artificial color.

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