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USA: "Meat Glue" Gives Consumers Yet Another Reason to Ditch Meat

May 4, 2012

In the wake of "pink slime," millions of people around the country are now learning about another unappetizing practice within the meat industry: meat glue.


Commonly used by the foodservice industry in preparing filet mignon, the glue is made from a powdered form of fermented bacteria called transglutaminase, and then dusted over two pieces of meat in order to stick them together and create the illusion of a larger cut of meat....


Source: "Meat Glue" Gives Consumers Yet Another Reason to Ditch Meat
Author: By Nathan Runkle - Mercy for Animals

Link: 'Meat Glue' Turns Cheap Cuts Into a $25 Filet Mignon
Link: Beef producers call meat glue’ label unfair
Link: Processed Food: 9 Nasty Truths About The Meals You Eat

Date: 2012-05-08

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