- Here’s a nice, sneaky little tidbit that, despite being published back in 2006, got very little reaction and attention so I’m revisiting this awesome industry “tip” for your reading pleasure and no doubt disgust...
FDA Is Urged to Ban Carbon-Monoxide-Treated Meat
By Rick Weiss
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, February 20, 2006; Page A01
Picture two steaks on a grocer’s shelf, each hermetically sealed in clear plastic wrap. One is bright pink, rimmed with a crescent of pearly white fat. The other is brown, its fat the color of a smoker’s teeth.
Which do you reach for?
The meat industry knows the answer, which is why it has quietly begun to spike meat packages with carbon monoxide.
From the Washingston Post