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Chris Hayes on the absurdity of oil subsidies

Guest hosting for Rachel Maddow, Chris Hayes unspools a nice, long segment on the latest failed attempt to remove oil company subsidies. It's worth watching the whole thing: "It was Big Oil, with t...
Laura Henson
Laura Henson • 2 years ago

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    WASHINGTON — Two of the biggest U.S. supermarket operators, Safeway Inc and Supervalu Inc, will stop buying the ammonia-treated beef product critics call "pink slime" because of customer concerns, the companies said on Wednesday. More on Food trends Satisfy your craving Look for more exciting eats and foodie trends on the Bites blog The halt by the No. 2 and 3 supermarket chains is a fresh blow to use of the ground beef product, also known as lean finely textured beef, which has drawn criticism from food activists. Although the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and industry experts said the meat was safe, "recent news stories have caused considerable consumer concern about this product," Safeway said in a statement. "Safeway will no longer purchase ground beef containing lean finely textured beef." Index Last Change SVU 6.2 -0.07 -1.12% SWY 21.04 -0.27 -1.27% Quotes delayed 15+ min. Michael Siemienas, a Supervalu spokesman, said the company would no

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    You’ve heard about the “pink slime,” right? It’s that meat filler made from slaughterhouse scraps that is treated with ammonia. (Yum!) Last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced plans to buy 7 million pounds of it. A federal microbiologist nicknamed the filler “pink slime.” The Daily, the iPad newspaper from News Corp., has figured out which stores sell ground meat that contains pink slime. According to The Daily, these are among the stores that say they do not sell meat with pink slime: Safeway A Whole Foods Costco Publix H-E-B Waldbaum’s Price Chopper These are among the stores that do not sell pink slime in store-ground meat, but sell pre-packaged ground beef from suppliers that may contain pink slime: Jewel-Osco Kroger Food Lion Winco Fred Meyer These are among the stores that sell store-ground meat with pink slime, according to The Daily: Target BJ’s Hy-Vee Safeway Walmart Albertsons

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