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 ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.