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November 15, 2017
'Pink slime' worker aid fund applications due Saturday
DAKOTA DUNES (AP) — An aid fund application deadline is looming for workers laid off by South Dakota meat producer Beef Products Inc. The Dakota...
November 15, 2017 - 11:30am
September 27, 2017
South Dakota meat company in 'pink slime' case launches fund for ex-workers
The South Dakota meat processor that sued ABC News over the characterization of its top-selling product as "pink slime" in TV news reports has...
September 27, 2017 - 4:28pm
August 10, 2017
Attorney: Settlement of lawsuit against ABC exceeds $177M
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A legal settlement between ABC and a South Dakota meat producer in a defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime" exceeded $177 million, an attorney for the producer said Wednesday.
August 10, 2017 - 9:04am
August 9, 2017
Disney reports $177M payment after 'pink slime' suit settled
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Disney has reported spending $177 million on a legal settlement during the quarter that its subsidiary ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement in a high-profile defamation lawsuit. Disney's filing this week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
August 9, 2017 - 4:43pm
July 3, 2017
'Pink slime' defamation trial boosts some area businesses
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The trial to determine whether ABC defamed a South Dakota meat producer's products that critics dubbed "pink slime" provided a boost to area business before it ended with a settlement. The Sioux City Journal reports the biggest beneficiaries from the case...
July 3, 2017 - 11:30am
June 28, 2017
ABC: Settlement reached in 'pink slime' defamation lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — ABC News has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on the company's lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime," the TV network said Wednesday. ABC...
June 28, 2017 - 9:48am
June 12, 2017
'Trial of a lifetime' plays out in tiny South Dakota town
ELK POINT, S.D. - In this rural outpost of just over 1,900 residents, a local college student has become a courtroom sketch artist, trailers...
June 12, 2017 - 9:33am
June 6, 2017
Meat producer's attorney: ABC reports nearly ended business
ELK POINT (AP) — A more than $1 billion defamation trial over ABC news reports on a South Dakota meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product started Monday with attorneys giving different versions of the company's decline. Dakota Dunes-based Beef Products Inc. sued the television...
June 6, 2017 - 10:44am
June 2, 2017
Jury seated in South Dakota 'pink slime' defamation trial
ELK POINT (AP) — A jury has been selected in a more than $1 billion defamation case over ABC news reports on a South Dakota meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics have dubbed "pink slime." Opening statements are set for Monday. The Sioux City Journal reports...
June 2, 2017 - 12:49pm
May 30, 2017
'Pink slime' defamation trial set to start in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Jury selection is set to start in a defamation case over ABC news reports on a South Dakota meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics have dubbed "pink slime." Dakota Dunes-based Beef Products Inc. sued the television network in 2012. It...
May 30, 2017 - 4:39pm
April 6, 2017
SD Supreme Court denies ABC bid to avoid 'pink slime' trial
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has rejected a move by ABC to avoid trial in a defamation lawsuit over the television network's reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime." The high court denied the petition on Monday. The network and correspondent Jim...
April 6, 2017 - 11:25am
March 15, 2017
ABC Broadcasting ordered to face defamation trial over 'Pink Slime' reports
A South Dakota state judge has ordered ABC Broadcasting to face a potential $5.7 billion defamation lawsuit claiming it damaged Beef Products...
March 15, 2017 - 12:07pm
October 8, 2016
ABC's Diane Sawyer asks that 'pink slime' case be dismissed
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — ABC anchor Diane Sawyer, correspondent Jim Avila and the network are asking a South Dakota judge to dismiss a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on a meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics dubbed "pink slime."...
October 8, 2016 - 10:20am
August 13, 2014
Beef Products Inc. reopens plant as suit over meat’s name proceeds
CHICAGO (Reuters) — Beef Products Inc. will reopen a Kansas processing plant on Monday to boost production of lean, finely textured beef, which critics call “pink slime,” as wholesale beef prices soar with a shrinking U.S.
August 13, 2014 - 7:52am
July 29, 2014
3 reporters subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Three reporters for a food safety publication have been subpoenaed in the $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC related to the network's coverage of a meat product derided as "pink slime." Court records show that the writers for the online Food Safety...
July 29, 2014 - 5:20pm