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Back in 2012 many Americans were horrified to learn that their ground beef contained "pink slime." It's in our burgers! They're feeding it to our kids! The public outcry led many retailers to drop the beef additive from its products. But today, pink slime is slowly making its way back into our cheeseburgers and tacos.…
Remember the great "pink slime" panic of 2012? Well, it's back—both pink slime and the ridiculous panic surrounding it.
By now, you've almost surely heard at least some mention of the notorious "pink slime" that's invading fast food and, by consequence, our children's lunches.
McDonald's doesn't exactly have the best reputation for beef quality but if you were expecting to find ammonia-drenched, gut particle-filled pink slime sludge goop de loop, well, you're going to be disappointed. It's all beef. You can see how they make it above.
Just when pescatarians thought they were safe, news come to us of tuna scrape, the pink slime of the sea. After a fish has been filleted, there is often salvageable meat still left on its skeleton. Scrape is the combined chopped mixture of scraps from filleted fish whose leftover meat is still good enough not to waste.
I keep reading articles that make it sound like the process to create so-called "pink slime" was invented in the 1990s. The process dates back to at least 1960, as evidenced by the patent filed by Chicago meatpacker Armour and Company on April 5, 1960 and approved in 1962. Patent 3,062,655 was initially intended to…
Remember our old friend pink goop? The crap notoriously in chicken nuggets and the filth that McDonald's famously stopped using a month ago? Well, it's rearing its ugly pink head again and this time it's going after children. That's right, the USDA has plans to buy 7 million pounds of pink goop beef for our national…
Chef Jamie Oliver calls it pink slime. We feel it's more like pink goop. Either way, the ammonium hydroxide soaked pink crap beef is vomit inducing. Thankfully, you won't have to eat it anymore. Kind of. McDonald's has finally caved to the pressure and will ditch the use of the pink goop beef in its burgers.