Meat Glue: The food ingredient you don't want to think about - WNEM TV 5

Meat Glue: The food ingredient you don't want to think about

'Meat Glue' 'Meat Glue'
SAGINAW, MI (WNEM) -

Have you heard of meat glue? It's a natural enzyme that could be in the next piece of meat you eat.

So what is meat glue? Why is it used? Is it safe? And how will you know if it's part of your next meal? 

TV5 discovered the substance is in more than 8 million pounds of meat consumed every year -- and you'll be shocked to see what kind of meat it's actually in!

A local food expert helps TV5's James Felton answer the Tough Questions about this mystery substance.

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