Category Archives: Pink Slime

A hamstrung D-11 begins crucial cafeteria cuts to balance underfunded government mandates

By Matthew Schniper @MatthewSchniper | The Colorado Springs Independent “Hey son, what did you have for lunch today at school?” Well, we can tell you one thing Timmy didn’t dine on, if he chose a hamburger, or meatloaf, or pasta … Continue reading

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Like GM, Food Companies Place Profits Over Safety and Security

Our nation’s food system is at risk! By Mike Callicrate Putting people at risk to save a buck isn’t isolated to the automotive industry. In today’s global economy, where the biggest cheater wins, foreign imports of beef and the recent … Continue reading

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It’s Still Called Stealing

By Mike Callicrate Grade and yield buying used to be called “Grade and Steal” by most cattlemen. Today, it’s called Value-Based Marketing by the big packers and their cheerleaders, like Certified Angus Beef’s (CAB) Miranda Reiman. In her March 4th … Continue reading

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Tapeworm Economy Threatens Food Supply

Sucking the Life Blood from Family Farm Agriculture By Mike Callicrate | March 5, 2013 “Our ground beef comes from Stampede Meat Company in Chicago, it’s delivered by Sysco, and we need enough volume for 2,000 locations.” This was the … Continue reading

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Performance Enhancing Drugs Really Work!

…but, should they be used to produce the meat we eat? Feedlots fatten cattle using a grain-based diet until the animals are just under two years old or weigh around twelve hundred pounds. Feedlots increase rates of gain by the … Continue reading

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