Pink Slime and the Legal History of Food Disparagement

The current “pink-slime” controversy over the unlabeled use of “lean finely textured beef” (LFTB) in more than 75% of the nation’s hamburgers, including within the federal school lunch program, is not a new phenomenon. Over the last 25 years there have been several news stories regarding issues in the nation-wide food chain that have garnered significant traction with the public and adversely affected some agricultural industries for a period of time.


Issue Date:
2012
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/143192
Published in:
Choices, Volume 27, Issue 4
Total Pages:
5
JEL Codes:
K13; Q18




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