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He Buys A Steak From The Store. But Then He Notices THIS On The Meat…Are You KIDDING?

By Karly Carpena
May 3, 2016

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I had never heard of meat glue before in my life! But Greg from Ballistic BBQ gives us the “low down” on meat glue (a.k.a. transglutaminase). It’s a powder used by butchers and popular grocery store chains to “glue” different cuts of meat into large steak-like pieces.

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The sad part is that many stores do not have to advertise the fact that the steak you bought was made using this glue. So technically you are paying a premium for bits and pieces of steak.

Transglutaminase is used in a lot of processed meats, such as hot dogs, as it makes all the bits and pieces of meat form together to make one.

The glue is a white powder made from pork or beef blood and acts as a clotting agent with the meat.

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In the video below, Greg makes a “Frankensteak” reveals this scary process that butchers and restaurants use to fool you!