A multibillion-dollar court battle is raging in a small South Dakota town between a former heavyweight meat producer and one of TV’s Big Three networks.
Five years ago, the news network popularized the term “pink slime” and forever changed the way we look at cheap burgers.
The term creeped the hell out of consumers when an ABC News report popularized it in 2012.
If pink slime is any indicator, people _really_ don't like hyper-processed meat. Still, lean finely textured beef (as 'pink slime' is known in the industry) is an example of high-tech processing being put to use to "feed the masses":http://boingboing...