KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

ABC News Wants 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit In Fed Court



Bookmark and Share

Lawyers for ABC News are asking to have a defamation lawsuit against the company filed by a South Dakota beef processing plant transferred from circuit court to federal court.

Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News Inc. for defamation over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime." The company alleges that the network created an inaccurate impression that the product is unsafe.
 
BPI is seeking $1.2 billion in damages. The lawsuit was originally filed in circuit court in South Dakota's Union County in September.

Lawyers for the broadcasting company want the suit moved to federal district court in South Dakota because it says the parties involved are from different states.

A lawyer for BPI didn't immediately return a message seeking comment.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

SF Ranked High For Job Seekers Over 50

A social media and marketing company ranked Sioux Falls among the ...

Lead Woman Pleads Guilty In Child Rape

A Lead woman has pleaded guilty to having sex with ...

Spearfish Man Arrested For Indecent Exposure

Spearfish Police have arrested 32-year-old Joshua Michael ...

Rapid City Schools Receive Cultural Grant  Aug. 30

LifeLight Festival Brings Thousands   story with video  Aug. 30

Rapid City Gets Search And Rescue Dog  Aug. 30

Labor Day Weekend Travels Increase  story with video  Aug. 30

SD Publishing House Earns Wilder Book  Aug. 30

KDLT News Archive
     

SDSU Loses Sumner, Game To Missouri  story with video

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri used big plays in all three phases of the ...

Harrisburg Stomps Sturgis  story with video

HARRISBURG, S. D.   --  The Harrisburg Tigers shook off a sluggish offensive start to defeat visiting Sturgis ...

Bacone Stuns Northwestern  story with video

ORANGE CITY, IA  --  The Northwestern Red Raiders couldn't hang on to a 27-9 ...

Tyler Starr Makes Atlanta Falcons 53-Man Roster  story with video  Aug. 30

Oregon Coach Respects USD  story with video  Aug. 30

Roosevelt Hangs On For Wild Win Over Brandon Valley  story with video  Aug. 30

Missouri Expects Challenge From SDSU  story with video  Aug. 29

Coyotes & Jacks Aim For Summit Tournament  story with video  Aug. 29

KDLT Sports Stories
     
Back To Top