As if dirty chicken coops, salmonella-tainted peanut butter, & melamine in pet food weren't enough, along comes "pink slime." LFTB ground beefPink slime—as some call it but known in the meat industry as lean finely textured beef—isn't illegal or even new. What the ruckus about it reveals is the distrust consumers have about food safety, even as they become more educated.
Food Co-op Initiative is a non-profit foundation that was created to provide resources and support for communities that want to start new food co-ops. We can offer you support, referrals, and access to training material so that you will have the best chance for a creating a successful co-op or buying club.
Nature's Food Patch Natural Market & Cafe (est.1987) is a community grocery store dedicated to offering a complete selection of quality organic and natural products. Pinellas County's largest array of organic produce, bulk foods, groceries, meat & seafood, specialty wines & beers, cheeses & olives, Our popular deli serves up natural food cuisine. You'll find a sensational salad bar, hot bar & juice bar with fresh juices, smoothies & organic, coffee & tea. Enjoy in our fabulous new café!