mechanically-recovered meat

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun
    (written as mechanically recovered meat)
    the scraps of meat which remain on an animal’s carcass after the prime cuts have been removed, which are removed using machinery, ground and used as cheap filler for burgers, pies, sausages, etc.

Food

  • (written as mechanically recovered meat)
    The waste meat, etc. left on animal carcasses and bones after trimming, removed as a soft pink slurry by subjecting the bones to very high pressure under a piston. All the soft tissues and marrow are squeezed out leaving bone fragments behind.
  • noun the scraps of meat that remain on an animal’s carcass after the prime cuts have been removed, which are removed using machinery, ground and used as cheap filler for foods such as burgers, pies and sausages.
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