This Steak May Have Fecal Matter Inside

Mechanical tenderization is a big problem, investigation finds

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 11, 2012 2:25 PM CST

(Newser) – The next time you order your steak medium rare, consider this: More than 90% of beef producers use a process called mechanical tenderization, which can push bacteria including E. coli deep inside the meat. Typically such bacteria only live on the surface of meat, which...   Read full story »


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