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      Schools to choose beef with 'pink slime' or not served to students

      The Agriculture Department is expected to announce Thursday{ }that schools will{ }be given the option to{ }choose{ }which beef to serve to students.

      Officials say schools will be able to{ }choose between beef patties made with an ammonia-treated filler referred to as “pink slime” or bulk ground beef without the filler.

      Some ground beef is exposed to ammonium hydroxide gas to kill bacteria.