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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. cattle herd. The reopening of the Garden City,...
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
June 16, 2014
'Pink slime' makers say sales are rebounding
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sales of a treated ground beef product that critics derisively dubbed "pink slime" have rebounded, according to two of...
June 16, 2014 - 2:03pm
February 7, 2014
Cargill adds 'textured beef' wording to labels
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cargill, one of the nation's largest meatpackers, has added wording to its labels on ground beef packages that indicates...
February 7, 2014 - 5:21pm
December 17, 2013
ABC asks judge to throw out 'pink slime' lawsuit
By Dirk Lamers ELK POINT (AP) — A lawyer for ABC on Tuesday asked a circuit judge to throw out a defamation lawsuit related to its coverage...
December 17, 2013 - 11:11pm
ABC News bid to toss ‘pink slime’ case planned today in Elk Point
By Karl Plume The fate of a $1.2 billion lawsuit accusing ABC News of damaging a beef producer’s profits and reputation through its reports about a controversial product dubbed by critics as “pink slime” might be determined this week. Oral arguments on whether Beef Products...
December 17, 2013 - 7:42am
November 6, 2013
Cargill will change beef labeling after ‘pink slime’ controversy
By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO — Cargill Inc, one of the world’s largest beef processors, will begin labeling when its finely textured beef is used in the making of its U.S. ground beef products, the company told Reuters on Tuesday. The move by the U.S. meat manufacturer...
November 6, 2013 - 5:54am
October 22, 2013
December hearing scheduled in 'pink slime' lawsuit
ELK POINT (AP) — Oral arguments are scheduled for December in a motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit over ABC News' coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime." The lawsuit filed by Beef Products Inc. was moved in June from federal court to circuit court. ABC is...
October 22, 2013 - 5:35pm
July 3, 2013
SD state judge appointed in 'pink slime' lawsuit
ELK POINT (AP) -- A South Dakota circuit court judge has been appointed to oversee a defamation lawsuit over ABC News' coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime." The lawsuit filed by Beef Products Inc. was moved last month from federal court to state court. KTIV-TV...
July 3, 2013 - 3:04pm
June 13, 2013
ABC News to seek dismissal of 'pink slime' lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- ABC News says it intends to ask a circuit court to dismiss a South Dakota beef processing company's defamation lawsuit now...
June 13, 2013 - 1:57pm
May 20, 2013
'Pink slime' producer BPI still struggling
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The beef-processing company that makes the product critics call "pink slime" continues to struggle more than a year after initial stories appeared on the lean bits of beef that Beef Products Inc.
May 20, 2013 - 10:21am
January 29, 2013
Ex-BPI worker lawsuit moved to federal court
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A lawsuit a former Beef Products Inc. worker filed against ABC News and celebrity chef Jamie Oliver over the use of the term "pink slime" has been moved to federal district court. Bruce Smith was one of about 750 people who lost their jobs at BPI after the company...
January 29, 2013 - 4:01pm