Jun 9, 2017
SDPB Radio - A food scientist from Texas Tech University took the witness stand on Wednesday and Thursday in the defamation case between Beef Products Incorporated and ABC News. The Dakota Dunes-based meat company argues that ABC and network correspondent Jim Avila conducted a wrongful media campaign by calling its lean, finely textured beef product 'pink slime.' BPI is claiming almost $2 billion in its suit, which could be tripled under South Dakota's Agricultural Food Products Disparagement Act. South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Jeremy Ludemann reports.
tags: Texas Tech in the News