OMAHA (DTN) -- Today we continues our countdown through the top 10 ag news stories of 2012. Here are stories seven and eight, Beef Industry Hit With Pink Slime and Low Rivers Affect Grain Transport, Prices
No. 7: Beef Industry Hit With Pink Slime
By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor
OMAHA (DTN) -- When social media unleashed the term "pink slime" there was little that could be done to stop it.
The food-processing industry and American agriculture became roiled in a public-relations train wreck in which a meat product largely regarded as safe was nonetheless derailed by reality ...