The Wendy’s Co. proactively defended its beef sourcing for its more than 6,000 restaurants in North America, running an advertisement in eight major daily newspapers Friday that said it never has used lean beef trimmings treated with ammonium hydroxide. The mixture, commonly called “pink slime,” has been the scourge of a public awareness campaign from chef Jamie Oliver and others. Wendy’s spokesman Bob Bertini said the chain began receiving questions from ...
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