Texas Tech University

Meat Expert Testifies in ABC News Trial


June 9, 2017

WNAX - A professor from a Texas university was the star witness for a company that's suing A-B-C and one of its reporters for stories about its beef. Texas Tech professor Mindy Brashears is head of the International Center for Food Industry Excellence at Texas Tech. She repeatedly visited "Beef Products Incorporated" plants and tested the company's "lean, finely-textured beef."

The company is suing the television network for stories it claims defamed the product.

The professor told the jury lean finely textured beef is produced from "sparse lean trimmings."

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