Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Fried Sausage

You can find this menu almost at all restaurants. This menu is so easy to made, that's why it is can be easily be found. Of course it isn't healthy if you choose hypermarket's sausages. You may choose the sausages which you can find at the nearest butcher.

The minimum meat content of a pork sausage is only 42%. The equivalent figures for most other sausages are around 30%. These figures are low but they are the legal minimum and most producers will use more meat.

The definition of meat is based on new regulations which came into force in 2003. Broadly, pork can contain up to 30% fat and 25% connective tissue and still be described as meat. Beef and lamb meat can contain up to 25% fat and 25% connective tissue.

Mechanically Recovered Meat (known as MMR) can no longer be described as meat. The same goes for organs such as the heart and tongue. They can still be used but have to be described separately on the label and do not count towards the minimum meat content.

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