February 10, 2016

Dip in beef prices not necessarily in response to pink slime controversy

Mary Lou Peter K-State Research and Extension Given recent historic highs in cattle prices, it shouldn’t have been surprising to see values dip somewhat during March, but consumer response to news of lean, finely textured beef in the nation’s meat supply hit cattle and beef values harder than many could have anticipated, according to a Continue Reading

Brownback has beef with pink slime naysayers

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Gov. Sam Brownback may have a beef with signs in a local grocery store. The signs alert customers that the store’s beef does not contain an additive called “pink slime,” also known as Lean Finely Textured Beef (LFTB). Brownback, in a statement with governors of three other states, is urging retailers to Continue Reading

Brownback urges stores to continue selling beef that contains ‘pink slime’

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Gov. Sam Brownback may have a beef with signs posted in the local grocery store. The signs alert customers that the store’s beef does not contain an additive called “pink slime,” also known as Lean Finely Textured Beef (LFTB). Brownback, in a statement with governors of three other states, is urging retailers Continue Reading