Skip to comments.Government Feeds Children Pink Slime (Soylent Pink)
Posted on 03/06/2012 9:07:52 AM PST by combat_boots
Apparatchiks have been seizing lunches packed by parents and forcing kids to eat government-issued lunches instead. These lunches often include an ammonia-laced substance microbiologist Gerald Zirnstein has dubbed pink slime:
Made by grinding together connective tissue and beef scraps normally destined for dog food and rendering, BPIs Lean Beef Trimmings are then treated with ammonia hydroxide, a process that kills pathogens such as salmonella and E. coli.
The resulting pinkish substance is later blended into traditional ground beef and hamburger patties.
Carl Custer, a retired microbiologist who spent 35 years in the Food Safety Inspection Service, doesnt think much of the stuff.
We originally called it soylent pink, Custer told The Daily. We looked at the product and we objected to it because it used connective tissues instead of muscle. It was simply not nutritionally equivalent [to ground beef]. My main objection was that it was not meat.
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I’d rather “eat cake”.
They wouldn’t have to treat it with ammonia to kill the pathogens. They could use irradiation to kill the pathogens, seal it and store it at room temperature for years with no loss in quality. No, it won’t make it radioactive and it won’t generate free radicals in any appreciable proportion. This has been done for years with chicken (dirty little secret) by some companies and it has been proven for all foods.
Sort of like the ground up bone on your chicken nuggets.
With regard to the pink slime, this is crap but it is also probably the testbed for what we will all be forced to buy and consume before long. Real food will only be available and affordable by the elite much as the food available in the private stores in the old Soviet Union.
Once we reach that point I don’t think it will be Soylent Green rather it may be “eat the rich”.
Jamie Oliver exposed all this during food revolution, old news, but ya, disgusting, our kids bring their lunch, and the moment they are told they can’t, we home school.
I think the movie Soylent Green should be purchased and packaged as political advertising. It perfectly portrays what will happen when we give up our freedoms and the Constitution to our socialist democrat dictators by voting for or tolerating any democrat.
FUBO & FAD
2 years ago this pic got put on the web saying that’s how McNuggets were made. Pretty sure it was debunked then, seems unlikely to be accurate now.
Yee Haw! Rush is riffing this right now!
MEGA DITTOS, ElRushbo.
Be Breitbart, FReepers!
Remember the howling from Libs back in the day when during the Bush Admin ketchup was declared a vegetable (if it’s not... I don’t know what it is)? I wonder how the same Libs classify this pile of pink excrement?
Once we reach that point I dont think it will be Soylent Green rather it may be eat the rich.
connective tissue and beef scraps! mmmmmm yummy! And it’s pink!
I love SPAM. It’s the pink stuff of the gods.
Yeah. Another Liberal Leftist campaign right up there with DDT and Alar.
Foodborne illnesses afflict billions of people aroud the globe, and widespread use of irradiation could put a significant dent in that.
Free radicals my butt.
Its usually “mechanically separated chicken”, not beef. Its amazing and delicious stuff.
All sausages should be illegal, and jello, and bullion, and turkey soup, and beef broth, and gravy, and scrapple, and ...
Homemade sausage and scrapple and turkey soup and gravy and beef broth? You kidding?
Onoz. Not gravy, too!