CINCINNATI — Kroger, Stop & Shop, Bi-Lo, Winn-Dixie and Brookshire Grocery Co. today became the latest major supermarket chains to announce that they would no longer purchase ground beef containing lean finely textured beef as filler. Wal-Mart Stores, along with Safeway and Supervalu, made similar announcements on Wednesday. Made from beef trimmings that have been treated with ammonia gas to kill bacteria, then heated and spun in a centrifuge, the ingredient is considered safe ...

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