MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What is all that red juice in your meat container?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What is all that red juice in your meat container?

If you’ve purchased any sort of red meat from the grocery store recently you’ve probably noticed all he “red juice” around the meat inside the container. I always just assume this was blood from the meat… it’s actually not at all!

In fact, almost all the blood is removed during processing of the meat.  It’s actually a mixture of water and a protein called myoglobin that you are seeing.

Interesting.

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