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UPDATE 1-Meat processor in understanding with ABC in ‘pink slime’ insult box (DIS)

(Adds comments from BPI, no evident criticism from ABC)

June 28 (Reuters) – Beef Products Inc has staid its
defamation and defame fit opposite American Broadcasting Co and
its contributor Jim Avila, a beef processor pronounced on Wednesday.

BPI had claimed ABC, a section of Walt Disney Co, and
Avila defamed a association by regulating a tenure “pink slime� and
making errors and omissions in a 2012 stating on what the
company calls a “lean finely textured beef” product. The terms
of a allotment were not disclosed.

“While this has not been an easy highway to travel, it was
necessary to start rectifying a mistreat we suffered as a result
of what we believed to be inequitable and groundless stating in
2012,” South Dakota-based BPI pronounced in a statement.

“Through this process, we have again determined what we all
know to be loyal about Lean Finely Textured Beef: it is beef,
and is safe, wholesome, and nutritious.”

ABC did not immediately respond to a ask for comment.
(Reporting by Timothy Mclaughlin in Chicago; Editing by Chizu
Nomiyama and Jeffrey Benkoe)

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