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What's the deal with mechanically separated meats?

I've looked it up, and still dont understand what the big deal about it is. So a machine was used to take the meat off the bone. So what? Why is it supposedly so bad for you? I understand the beef part of it, with the bovine-whatever disease, but if it's pork and poultry, whats wrong with a hotdog???

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MommaTurbo

Asked by MommaTurbo at 12:38 PM on Jun. 11, 2009 in Health

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  • Putting aside the environmental impact of farm animals (just below cars), hot dogs are loaded with toxic ingredients. I can't understand why someone would eat them let alone feed them to a child.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:38 PM on Jun. 11, 2009

  • sorry, I should have said "conventional hotdogs"
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:39 PM on Jun. 11, 2009

  • But that has nothing to do with the way the meat was separated from the bone....
    MommaTurbo

    Answer by MommaTurbo at 3:51 PM on Jun. 11, 2009

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