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Beef Products Inc.

File photo of ground beef patties. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BPI Laying Off 86 After ‘Pink Slime’ Controversy

The maker of the beef product dubbed “pink slime” by critics said Monday it was laying off 86 employees from its corporate office in South Dakota, citing what it calls a misinformation campaign about a product that food-industry experts agree is safe.

05/14/2012