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The pink-slime wars

(article, Culinate staff)

After much agitation in the news and online last week, the USDA finally caved and announced that the nation's schools would no longer have to serve the so-called '"pink — an ammonia-treated filler product used in ground beef — to students. Of course, the filler isn't limited to school lunch; as NPR reported, "pink slime" is likely present in ground beef at your local supermarket, too.