Pink slime monster runs amok - pet manufacturing process
The battle about "pink slime" is getting more and more chaotic.
AFA Foods Inc. , a meat processing plant, accused "the public of unfounded protests against the use of boneless beef side dishes in the country's commercial sales of ground beef supplies"
Filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday.
Beef Products Company--
Meat giant who invented the pink mucus manufacturing process-
There are also idle factories in several states.
The Iowa government responded.
Terry Branstad, a politician from a state where massive boneless beef squeeze is underway, called on Congress to investigate the cause of public unrest.
Add another pen to social media.
Because when Terry Branstad attacked "them," he was talking about the person: angry people on Twitter and Facebook.
We have known "pink mucus" for many years. Food Inc.
Brought us into a beef company.
In 2008, we were shown the antipathy.
The New York Times quoted the name (a US Department of Agriculture researcher created it as early as 2002) and deleted it devastating in a breakthrough report in 2009.
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver slammed this in a reality TV show a year ago.
But only in the past few weeks, pink mucus has captured the awareness of consumers across the country, providing us with the latest example, explain how the grass fire on social media quickly became a fire for real dollarsand-
The consequences of cents.
On March 5, the Daily Mail reported that the USDA insisted on its plan to buy 7 million of pink mucus for the National School Lunch Program.
The next day, the blogger Bettina Siegel launched a petition about change.
The organization called "tell USDA to stop using pink mucus in school food.
"Within a week, the petition has been signed by more than 200,000 people, and the Internet frenzy has been born.
Fox News columnist Dan Gainor will convince us that the real villain is ABC News.
"Pink slime" is a semantic framework for the birth of the Twitter era, full of passion, but please don't make a mistake.
When you only have 140 characters to spread the news, "pink slime" packs all the walls you need.
In the process, the remaining fat in the slaughterhouse is heated, broken down through a centrifuge, and then added ammonia, which is easily expressed in a simple illustration from Facebook.
We watched it with Susan G.
We saw the treatment with SOPA. -
When people on social media are flocked, they cannot be stopped.
Of course, the beef industry knows who it is blaming.
From the Kansas City Star: the beef processing industry is trying to fight back through the website-
Beef is beef, pink mucus is a myth-
There is even a catchy slogan: "Man, this is beef.
"Opponents of pink clay are also eager to point out that if we want the low price of hamburgers and the" effective "use of beef resources, we should learn to accept pink clay.
But I suspect that defenders of "thin, fine-grained beef" are unlikely to see a wave of social media support in their favor.
Since I am from Berkeley, California, I may be the wrong person to make this argument.
Residents who give their children hamburgers made of grass
Cows raised in Marin.
But is "pink mucus" safe or effective, or is it guaranteed that we are low?
The cost of meat cakes is not important.
In the "food company" it is not possible to see beef side dishes converted into pink sticky substances
When American consumers feel disgusted, they can't get their wallets. Gov.
Rick Perry can warn all the things he wants about "social media rumors" and "hysterical" threats to destroy any industry.
Maybe this is true.
But it's not social media's fault that pink mucus is negatively affected.
What should be blamed is the inherent disguise of the process.
You just don't want to eat it when you see it, or seriously think about the process of creating it.
What is surprising about the current social media revolution is that it brings something that food activists have been dreaming of for decades: If consumers know more about the nature of the industrial food system, they will change their behavior.
Well, guess what, with the help of the grass.
The militants found their marketing correct.