Advanced Meat Recovery
This is the result of Advanced Meat Recovery (AMR) a process by which the last traces of meat are scraped or shaved from animal bones and other carcass materials after the meat has been carved off manually. After the process the slurry is classified as finely textured meat. This particular paste is chicken -- it is the main ingredient in chicken nuggets, chicken hot dogs, chicken bologna, etc. Mechanically separated chicken is also treated with ammonia for sterilization purposes. If you see the words 'finely textured' before the name of the meat, this is what you are eating...
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