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Mon May 7, 2012, 06:37 PM

BPI Closing 3 Plants, Blaming 'Pink Slime' Uproar [View all]

(05-07) 15:11 PDT DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. (AP) --

A South Dakota beef company says it plans to close processing plants in three states because of the controversy surrounding a product that critics have dubbed "pink slime."

Beef Products Inc. spokesman Rich Jochum said Monday that 650 jobs will be lost when it closes its plants in Amarillo, Texas; Garden City, Kansas; and Waterloo Iowa. The closures will be effective May 25.

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