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Beef worker sues Diane Sawyer, Jamie Oliver over "pink slime"
Beef worker sues Diane Sawyer, Jamie Oliver over "pink slime"

A former employee of Beef Products Inc. is suing ABC News, anchor Diane Sawyer, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and others, saying that their use of the phrase “pink slime” ultimately cost him his job. Bruce Smith was among 750 people laid off by the South Dakota beef processor earlier this year amid fears over the safety and quality of a meat product dubbed “pink slime” by critics.  The product, known in the industry as lean finely textured beef, was treated with ammonia to eliminate food-born pathogens with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s blessing, according to the suit. But Smith accused ABC, Sawyer, Oliver and food blogger Bettina Siegel, along...

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