beef http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12621/all en Update: Pink Slime Case Sent to State Court http://mrc.org/articles/update-pink-slime-case-sent-state-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC News’ request for a dismissal denied by South Dakota federal judge. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The $1 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC news over “pink slime.” has been moved to a South Dakota state court.</p><p dir="ltr">Beef Products Inc, sued ABC after the news network referred to BPI’s product “lean finely textured beef” as “pink slime,” leading to a loss in sales and plant closures. The hearing is scheduled for Dec. 17, according to The Hollywood Reporter.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Mike Ciandella is Staff Writer/Analyst for the Business and Media Institute at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@mikeciandella" target="_blank">Follow Mike Ciandella on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/update-pink-slime-case-sent-state-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Health Media abc ABC World News beef beef products inc. defamation Food Lawsuit Pink Slime south dakota World News With Diane Sawyer Mon, 28 Oct 2013 15:30:47 +0000 julia.seymour 44811 at http://mrc.org MSNBC Uses Bogus Picture to Bash Beef http://mrc.org/articles/msnbc-uses-bogus-picture-bash-beef-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘News Nation’ hypes Politico story on return of lean beef to some school lunches. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/122727" width="300" height="180" frameborder="0"></iframe></div><p dir="ltr">Apparently the burden of proof rests with MSNBC’s viewers to notice when the cable channel uses incorrect photos.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/msnbc-uses-bogus-picture-bash-beef-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Government Media beef beef products inc. lean finely textured beef Meat MSNBC News Nation Photos Pink Slime Politico school School Lunches Tamron Hall Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:40:38 +0000 julia.seymour 44466 at http://mrc.org Lefty Eco Site Grist Slams Beef Lawsuit Against ABC as ‘Bitter’ http://mrc.org/articles/lefty-eco-site-grist-slams-beef-lawsuit-against-abc-bitter <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Inaccurate report also ignores loss of jobs, economic harm. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/iris-somberg/2011/10/14/36-million-soros-aids-groups-support-promote-occupy-wall-street">George Soros-funded</a> eco-news outlet Grist attacked Beef Products Inc (BPI).</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/lefty-eco-site-grist-slams-beef-lawsuit-against-abc-bitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Climate Change abc beef BPI Grist Pink Slime Fri, 08 Mar 2013 19:25:38 +0000 dan.gainor 42863 at http://mrc.org Famous Journalist Brill’s Beef with ABC http://mrc.org/articles/famous-journalist-brills-beef-abc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Steven Brill finds 13 counts of defamation in BPI’s lawsuit against ABC ‘compellingly persuasive.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Well-know journalist Steven Brill, who founded Brill’s Content, recently turned his critical eye to Beef Products Inc. (BPI) and its lawsuit against ABC. Brill, also a legal writer and entrepreneur who also started American Lawyer magazine, said of BPI’s suit: “as an aficionado of these cases, I can report that this is the most detailed, persuasive complaint of its kind that I have ever read.”<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/famous-journalist-brills-beef-abc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Media abc american lawyer beef beef products inc. bias BPI brill's content courtTV defamation Journalism Online Lawsuit legal LFTB malice media criticism Pink Slime Reuters steven brill the jungle upton sinclair Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:35:26 +0000 julia.seymour 41273 at http://mrc.org Dr. Oz Tells Readers to Skip Eating Beef http://mrc.org/articles/dr-oz-tells-readers-skip-eating-beef <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Also continues crusade against so-called ‘pink slime.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Dr. Oz and his fellow physician Dr. Michael Roizen have escalated the media’s attacks against beef. They joined the countless opponents of lean, finely textured beef, often referred to as “pink slime” by the media and lefty activists, but took their argument further, calling for people to “seriously consider abandoning red meat.”</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/dr-oz-tells-readers-skip-eating-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Health beef Dr. Oz Pink Slime safe Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:17:05 +0000 dan.gainor 39923 at http://mrc.org MSNBC Attacks Beef Industry Again http://mrc.org/articles/msnbc-attacks-beef-industry-again <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lean Finely Textured Beef compared to &#039;mercury,&#039; &#039;tobacco.&#039; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In a façade of representing both sides of the issue, MSNBC hosted a panel as part of “Up with Chris Meyers” covering, among other things, another attack on the beef industry. Food critic, New York Times columnist and bestselling author Mark Bittman was given the floor to discuss his views on the topic unopposed for the entire first segment, after which the discussion moved on to the pros and cons of antibiotics in meat. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/msnbc-attacks-beef-industry-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Health beef Kerry Picket MSNBC Pink Slime Wasington Times Mon, 16 Apr 2012 22:01:01 +0000 dan.gainor 39847 at http://mrc.org ABC’s Avila Slimes Mother Whose Son Died from E Coli http://mrc.org/articles/abcs-avila-slimes-mother-whose-son-died-e-coli <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> One beef company declares bankruptcy after media assault. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>ABC News senior correspondent Jim Avila has a new target for his “pink slime” crusade – a mother whose 6-year-old son died from E coli. Avila, whose coverage has targeted Beef Products, Inc., went after the company’s supporters at an Iowa press conference.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abcs-avila-slimes-mother-whose-son-died-e-coli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business abc beef E coli Jim Avila Pink Slime Mon, 02 Apr 2012 19:33:29 +0000 dan.gainor 39714 at http://mrc.org Time Magazine Isn't Chicken about Debunking Organic Eggs http://mrc.org/articles/time-magazine-isnt-chicken-about-debunking-organic-eggs <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-gillis">Kyle Gillis</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Perhaps the mainstream media counted their chickens before they hatched. </p> <p>In a surprising admission, a <a href="http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2002334,00.html"></a>July 8 Time magazine story revealed that organic eggs are no healthier than factory eggs. In the past, Time has <a href="http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1042472,00.html"></a>championed organic foods and <a href="http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1892751_1892713_1892717,00.html"></a>green lifestyles. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/time-magazine-isnt-chicken-about-debunking-organic-eggs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Health beef eggs milk organic TimeMagazine USDA Mon, 12 Jul 2010 15:18:45 +0000 admin 27185 at http://mrc.org 'World News' Promotes Anti-Agribusiness Flick http://mrc.org/articles/world-news-promotes-anti-agribusiness-flick <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>From the same people that brought us anti-food industry motion pictures <a href="http://www.rollingstone.com/reviews/movie/24044311/review/28631104/food_inc"></a>“Fast Food Nation” and “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” comes another film called “Food, Inc.” and it was ABC’s “Closer Look” into a beef recall June 28.</p><p>Anchor Dan Harris’s tease built credibility for the movie: “An E. coli outbreak triggers a major recall of beef. Tonight a rare, inside look at how some food is made. It’s enough to make you sick.”</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/world-news-promotes-anti-agribusiness-flick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment abc Agribusiness AmericanMeatInstitute anti-foodindustry beef Caricature cattle closerlook DanHarris Documentaries feedlots FoodInc. JanetRiley JohnDonvan Mon, 29 Jun 2009 19:10:45 +0000 admin 26719 at http://mrc.org ABC Wants You to Fight Global Warming One Cheeseburger at a Time http://mrc.org/articles/abc-wants-you-fight-global-warming-one-cheeseburger-time <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It’s not enough for the media to try to brainwash the public the Earth is in peril due to global warming. Now they’re telling you what to eat.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; This is something you might expect to hear at a PETA rally, but instead it was ABC’s May 13 “World News with Charles Gibson” telling you to curb your beef consumption to lower greenhouse gas emissions.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abc-wants-you-fight-global-warming-one-cheeseburger-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Climate Change Health AlGore beef CarbonDioxide cheeseburger ClimateChange CO2 cow filet Food GlobalWarming hamburger methane MichaelPollan ribeye steak tips Wed, 14 May 2008 14:27:13 +0000 admin 26180 at http://mrc.org Media Myth: Nine Worst Business Stories http://mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-nine-worst-business-stories <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/9WorstFinal1.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=105141">9WorstFinal1.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Some of the toughest obstacles American businesses face come not from other companies </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-nine-worst-business-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths Business and Media Institute 1992 2006 Apple attributed banned beef breast cattle cbs crash Dateline DDT Deaths dec due exploding farmers FDA filed finger Food found high highway impact including Lawsuits Malaria minutes national NBC numerous report reported rolling rollovers safety segment show silicone stores story suggested wendys winfrey woman world Wed, 16 Apr 2008 21:55:00 +0000 admin 30120 at http://mrc.org 'Early Show' Scares Viewers about Packaged Meat http://mrc.org/articles/early-show-scares-viewers-about-packaged-meat <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     When was the last time you saw two-year-old meat in your grocer’s fridge?      </p> <br /> <p >     CBS “Early Show” correspondent Chip Reid used hamburger meat dated Nov. 26, 2005, to suggest consumers could be hoodwinked by meat packagers that use carbon monoxide in what is known as <a href="http://www.cattlenetwork.com/content.asp?contentid=173476" />modified atmosphere packaging (MAP-CO)</a>.</p> <br /> <p >     “This meat is almost two years old, and it’s still red,” Reid said on the November 13 show.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/early-show-scares-viewers-about-packaged-meat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government beef chicken Giant grocery hamburger Meat pork Safeway store Tyson Tue, 13 Nov 2007 21:54:42 +0000 admin 25241 at http://mrc.org The 'Consumer Group' That Doesn't Want You to Consume http://mrc.org/articles/consumer-group-doesnt-want-you-consume <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     If it wouldn’t cause death, the Center for Science in the Public Interest would probably try to ban eating and drinking altogether.</p> <br /> <p >     Despite the extreme positions of the left-wing group, the media continue to swallow its rhetoric.</p> <br /> <p >     “Well, good, they should put the numbers on the menu too,” an unsatisfied Soledad O’Brien said after a February 26 CNN “American Morning” segment featured CSPI’s attack on casual dining restaurants Ruby Tuesday and UNO Chicago Grill to mandate menu labeling.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/consumer-group-doesnt-want-you-consume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government Health beef bread butter caffeine calorie chicken Chinesefood Coffee Coke consumer CSPI Diet eggs fat Food label Meat MediaBias menu Pepsi Regulation restaurant Science Soda tax transfats veggies Wed, 04 Apr 2007 18:57:10 +0000 admin 25562 at http://mrc.org Time Part II: Magazine Also Has a Beef with Steak http://mrc.org/articles/time-part-ii-magazine-also-has-beef-steak <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     It’s been awhile since we were asked where the beef is, but now Time has an answer: the atmosphere. As one of its 51 ways to “make a difference” for the planet, Time magazine writers want everyone to “skip the steak.” The magazine actually claimed “a 16-oz. T-bone is like a Hummer on a plate.” </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/time-part-ii-magazine-also-has-beef-steak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Energy AlGore beef burger carbon ClimateChange earth farm gas GlobalWarming green organic planet save steak Time vegetable vegetarian Tue, 03 Apr 2007 21:59:21 +0000 admin 25564 at http://mrc.org