In this March 29, 2012 photo, the beef product known as lean finely textured beef, or "pink slime," is frozen on a large drum as part of its manufacturing process at the Beef Products Inc.'s plant in South Sioux City, Neb. Beef Products Inc. filed a defamation lawsuit against ABC News Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, for its coverage of the meat product that critics have dubbed “pink slime,” alleging that the network misled consumers to believe the product is unhealthy and unsafe. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
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published Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime," claiming the network misled consumers into believing it is unhealthy and unsafe.