Mechanically Separated Chicken

by Christopher Paul on October 5, 2010

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You are looking at mechanically separated chicken. Its the leftovers from the carcasses of chickens that are forced through a sieve. This pink paste is what’s left. It’s made of meat scraps, bones, eyes, whatever is left of a chicken after the good parts are processed and packaged for Perdue.

Its soaked in ammonia (to kill the bacteria), dyed (to hide the pink color), and given an artificial flavor (because after all that, it tastes like shit). And guess where it ends up…

Your fast food like Chicken McNuggets and chicken patties.
If you weren’t sick from watching Super Size Me, you should be now.

Cleanup in isle 6!

via Early Onset of Night & The Consumerist

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