BPI Lawsuit Against ABC Going to Trial

Dan Beef, Industry News Release

A lawsuit by Beef Products Inc. (BPI) alleging defamation by ABC-TV will head to trial next week. BPI is seeking $1.9 billion in the lawsuit against ABC and correspondent Jim Avila for a series of stories the network ran on BPI’s signature product, Lean Finely Textured Beef, which was referred to as “pink slime” in those reports. Jury selection began …