Government officials examine package of meat product known as pink slime during a tour of Beef Product Inc's plant in South Sioux City, Nebraska

 
Government officials examine package of meat product known as pink slime during a tour of Beef Product Inc
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (L), Texas Governor Rick Perry (C) and Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) examine a package of the beef product known as pink slime or lean finely textured beef during a tour of Beef Products Inc.'s plant in South Sioux City, Nebraska March 29, 2012, where the beef product is made. The governors of Iowa, Texas and Kansas and lieutenant governors of Nebraska and South Dakota toured the plant to show their support for the company and the several thousand jobs it creates in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas. REUTERS/Nati Harnik/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS FOOD HEALTH SOCIETY)