Allison Aubrey http://kut.org en USDA To Give Schools More Ground Beef Choices After Outcry Over 'Pink Slime' http://kut.org/post/usda-give-schools-more-ground-beef-choices-after-outcry-over-pink-slime The U.S. Department of Agriculture has weighed in on the use of so-called <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/03/09/148298678/is-it-safe-to-eat-pink-slime">pink slime</a> in beef served in the government's free and reduced-price school lunch program.<p>Today the agency <a href="http://content.govdelivery.com/bulletins/gd/USDAOC-334e83">confirmed</a> that it believes the beef product — known in the industry as Lean Finely Textured Beef — is safe. Thu, 15 Mar 2012 20:28:36 +0000 Allison Aubrey 3850 at http://kut.org USDA To Give Schools More Ground Beef Choices After Outcry Over 'Pink Slime'