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ABC loses bid to keep “pink slime” case in federal court

A South Dakota beef processor sued the news network for defamation last year

The fight over “pink slime” is headed back to state court, despite the best efforts of defendant ABC News.

Beef Products Inc. (BPI), a South Dakota meat processor, sued ABC for defamation last year, after the news network aired a series of reports in which it referred to BPI’s lean finely textured beef product (LFTB) as “pink slime.”

Alanna Byrne

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