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Latest News Wires National grocery chains to stop selling beef containing 'pink slime'

Federal regulators say the filler, known in the industry as 'lean, finely textured beef,' meets food safety standards. But critics say the product could be unsafe and is an unappetizing example of industrialized food production.

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At least three national supermarket operators have decided to stop buying ground beef that contains the filler now known as "pink slime."