Lean Finely Textured Beef (referenced as pink slime in media)
March 15, 2012
Most ground beef has a small amount of boneless lean beef trimmings. Our meat processors, Cargill, Miller Beef, and Moran’s do not use ammoniated meat products in the production of fresh ground beef for the stores of Save Mart Supermarkets. They abide by all regulatory requirements and all ground beef is tested for E. coli before leaving the plant.
Save Mart Supermarkets also...
Lean finely textured beef (LFTB) is a category of beef products that uses hightechnologyfood processing equipment to separate lean meat from fat because doing it by handwould be impossible. LFTB products prevent the waste of valuable, lean, nutritious, safe, beefby using technology to do what hands cannot.
Unfortunately, recent media reports and so‐called “reality” shows have raised concernsabout the product without the benefit of facts from those that produce or use it....
News Release - Lucky Supermarkets
Engages in Comprehensive Consumer
Protection: Update on Credit/Debit Card
Readers in Lucky Self-Checkout
MODESTO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2011 — Lucky Supermarkets continues to engage in a
comprehensive effort to protect our shoppers against a recently uncovered high-tech
credit/debit card skimming activity. To date all financial institutions serving customers
possibly affected have been alerted to closely monitor customer accounts for...
Affected Lucky Store Locations
Stores with compromised self-checkout credit/debit card readers:
Lucky- Pinole Lucky- Milpitas
Lucky- Mountain View Lucky- Redwood City
Lucky- El Cerrito Lucky- Daily City
Lucky- Foster City Lucky- San Carlos
Lucky- Millbrae Lucky- Alameda
Lucky- Sunnyvale Lucky- Novato
Lucky- Union City
Lucky- San Leandro on 1300 Fairmont Drive
Lucky- Santa Clara on 234 Saratoga Ave.
Lucky- San Francisco on 1515 Sloat Blvd.
Lucky- Hayward on 25151 Santa Clara...
Frequently Asked Questions – Updated Dec. 20, 2011
What do you know so far? What has the investigation revealed?
Local, state, and federal authorities continue investigating. Currently, all the tampered card readers have been sent to the Secret Service for evaluation. We hope to know soon the timeframe that the credit/debit card readers contained an illegal skimming device. This is an ongoing criminal investigation and we are closely following law enforcement instructions on what...