By John Ballard
Well, maybe I did and maybe I didn't.
I had a fast food hamburger at a place that didn't know about pink slime and wasn't cited as one of the companies that said they didn't use it (any more).
Pink slime is the catchy name identifying a byproduct of the beef industry obtained by harvesting scraps from the processing area (one source I was reading said stuff that fell on the floor was included) and making it fit for consumption.
It's been around about a decade, but when word of this product recently got out image-conscious places like McDonald's and Burger King dropped it like a bad habit.
ABC News is on the case and Twitter has a hashtag.
And it's still being used in school lunches.
Okay, there's also yet another online petition circulating to protest. That seems to be all the rage these days. My guess is that this product will once again be quietly redirected into the pet food segment, so look for the price of ground beef to kick up a few more percent.