Beef product known as pink slime is shown to government officials during a tour of the Beef Products Inc.'s plant in South Sioux City, Nebraska

 
Beef product known as pink slime is shown to government officials during a tour of the Beef Products Inc.
Craig Letch, director of food quality and assurance for Beef Products Inc. (BPI), (L), introduces the beef product known as pink slime or lean finely textured beef, and the cuts from which it is made to from left to right: Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, South Dakota Lt. Gov. Matt Michels and Nebraska Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy, during a tour March 29, 2012, of the Beef Products Inc.'s plant in South Sioux City, Nebraska, where the beef product is made. REUTERS/Nati Harnik/Pool