Top 10 Ag News Stories of 2012
Fri Dec 28, 2012 02:10 PM CST

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 ...

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