Settlement reached in ‘pink slime’ defamation case

Nearly three weeks into a jury trial, ABC News and Beef Products Inc. settled—out of court—the meat processor’s suit seeking $1.9 billion in damages for reporting that referred to its “lean finely textured beef,” made from beef trimmings, as “pink slime.” BPI said it was forced to close three of its four processing plants in the… » Read More

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