Pink Slime

The term “mystery meat” is nothing new.  We’ve been using the term loosely when referring to cafeteria food for decades.  Recently, meat has gotten an all-together different nickname, “Pink Slime,” and it’s certainly heating things up in the proverbial cafeteria kitchen.

Before we delve into the opinions on this debate, let’s define and call this stuff by its real name. The meat industry, including producers such asBeef Products Inc. and HRR Enterprises, Inc. call it Lean Finely Textured Beef, or LFTB.

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