'Pink Slime' Controversy Forces Bankruptcy

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. — Citing the impact of the recent “pink slime” consumer controversy, ground beef processor AFA Foods here has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to a report by Reuters.

AFA is a major supplier, producing more than 500 million pounds of ground beef annually. Documents filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del., indicate the company is seeking a sale of some or all of its assets.


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