mechanically recovered meat


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mechanically recovered meat

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(Cookery) an amalgamation of the gristle, cartilage, and fat removed from animal carcasses, sometimes used in the manufacture of meat products such as sausages and hamburgers. Also called: MRM
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Mechanically recovered meat (MRM) - high pressure water hoses are used to clean carcasses - was commonly used in cheap burgers and other meat products.
Dr Hankey said: "Spam is full of mechanically recovered meat, it contains a lot of salt and other bits and pieces.
I welcome the removal of mechanically recovered meat products from our children's school dinner plates.
He said that he planned to shock his children with photographs of mechanically recovered meat in an effort to put them off junk food for ever.

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