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(Yahoo)   As the "WTF are we eating, exactly" craze continues to sweep the globe, an analysis of Icelandic meat pies reveals they contain no horsemeat, goat meat, water buffalo trimmings, baboon parts, or in fact, anything that could be called "meat" at all   (news.yahoo.com) divider line 71
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2013-03-01 11:38:27 AM  
it's a meat process:
images2.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2013-03-01 11:44:03 AM  
This episode of mass business fraud reminds me yet again of how awesome everything could be if we just had less regulation.
 
2013-03-01 11:57:28 AM  
Remember the good ol' days when you went to a butcher shop and pointed at the dangling carcass of the animal you wanted to eat?
 
2013-03-01 12:18:41 PM  
I'm heading to T. J. O'Pootertoots for lunch, who's with me?
 
2013-03-01 01:53:35 PM  
i105.photobucket.com
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
Struggling with the trees and branches

Metallic!  Carnage!  Ferocity!

What is to do I dig my bones from the earth

I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I contain no meat

~Bjork
 
2013-03-01 02:01:47 PM  
It's made out of apple cores and old Chinese newspapers.
 
2013-03-01 02:32:09 PM  
This whole topic reminds me of the old "Parts is parts" chicken nugget commercials.

We're better off not knowing.
 
2013-03-01 02:35:38 PM  
CMOT dibbler moved to Iceland?  who knew?
 
2013-03-01 02:56:33 PM  

Weaver95: CMOT dibbler moved to Iceland?  who knew?


Nah, there's just a equivalent everywhere you go

Magorn: it's a meat process:
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Hah! Takes me back
 
2013-03-01 02:58:34 PM  
Take a look at the recipe for Ritz cracker apple pie sometime
 
vpb [TotalFark]
2013-03-01 03:00:20 PM  
Are they checking for people DNA?  Because I am starting to wonder.
 
2013-03-01 03:16:55 PM  
Why is Iceland going full retard lately?
 
2013-03-01 03:18:06 PM  
Just please, please, don't let them analyze Jamaican 'beef' patties.  I really don't want to know.
 
2013-03-01 03:18:40 PM  
Grade F Meat - contains circus animals (mostly filler)

/obscure
 
2013-03-01 03:18:57 PM  
If I have to make a choice between TVP and Trigger, I'll take TVP.
 
2013-03-01 03:20:51 PM  
If they actually taste like beef pies I want to market them to the vegetarian market.  It would be perfectly perverse but not unexpected that a swindler of some sort would manage counterfeit meat that would pass a taste test when no one else ever has
 
2013-03-01 03:22:13 PM  
now more relevant than ever
 
2013-03-01 03:22:27 PM  
Maybe "meat" is a non-specific term the applies to any food-related product.

As in "anyone wanna taste my 'meat'?"
 
2013-03-01 03:23:17 PM  

SwiftFox: If they actually taste like beef pies I want to market them to the vegetarian market.  It would be perfectly perverse but not unexpected that a swindler of some sort would manage counterfeit meat that would pass a taste test when no one else ever has


No kidding!  I have been on a poultry only diet for Lent...would love mezame some fake beef.
 
2013-03-01 03:23:22 PM  

GAT_00: This episode of mass business fraud reminds me yet again of how awesome everything could be if we just had less regulation.


Regulation is the whole problem.  The people were lulled into a false sense of security because they thought the government would prevent something like this from happening.  Without regulation, the free market would have stepped in to make sure beef products contained some form of animal parts in them.  People would team up to provide their own DNA testing of foods before they consume them.
 
2013-03-01 03:24:00 PM  

FloydA: [i105.photobucket.com image 259x194]
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
Struggling with the trees and branches

Metallic!  Carnage!  Ferocity!

What is to do I dig my bones from the earth

I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I contain no meat

~Bjork


You'll be given meat
You'll be taken care of
You'll be given meat
You have to trust it
Maybe not from the sources
You have poured yours
Maybe not from the directions
You are staring at
Twist your head around
It's all around you
All is full of horse
All around you
All is full of horse
You just ain't receiving
All is full of horse
Your phone is off the hook
All is full of horse
Your doors are all shut
All is full of horse!
All is full of horse
All is full of horse
All is full of horse
All is full of horse
All is full of horse
 
2013-03-01 03:24:06 PM  

moops: Grade F Meat - contains circus animals (mostly filler)


I don't care what you say, I can taste the newspaper.
 
2013-03-01 03:24:42 PM  
img259.imageshack.us
/now more relevant than ever
//now with image
 
2013-03-01 03:25:16 PM  
Cows' eyes, dogs' noses, old phonebooks, and wieeeeener flaaaaaaavoring.
 
2013-03-01 03:26:19 PM  
I remember looking on the side of my wife's 'Strawberries and Cream' oatmeal packet.

"You know those aren't strawberries... they're dried apples with red dye."

"Aw..."

"So are the peaches in the 'Peaches and Cream'."

"So, the blueberries are apples, too?"

"No... prunes"

/ true story, look at pack of oatmeal
 
2013-03-01 03:30:20 PM  

Magorn: it's a meat process:


Was my very first thought.

/Minus the snake thing coming out of the customer's head
 
2013-03-01 03:31:26 PM  
gifs.gifbin.com

MOAR BJORK!
 
2013-03-01 03:32:05 PM  
Tofu contains no toe or fu
 
2013-03-01 03:39:32 PM  
www.thesimpsonsquotes.com

"Try the meat loaf"
 
2013-03-01 03:42:58 PM  
Brutus "the Barber" Beefcake also wasn't a real barber.
 
2013-03-01 03:44:21 PM  
I find this not surprising since horse meat is on the menu there and is considered a national delicacy.

/I had the horse it was good.
//Also ate the whale... Which was delicious.
 
2013-03-01 03:48:25 PM  
This is so Antichrist.
 
2013-03-01 03:50:11 PM  

moops: Grade F Meat - contains circus animals (mostly filler)

/obscure


C'mon, who ya kidding...obscure.
encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com
 
2013-03-01 03:55:10 PM  
I can't be the only Brit who assumed this was an erroneous headline relating to quality food and beverage retailer Iceland Foods, right?

Horse would be an improvement...
 
2013-03-01 03:55:51 PM  

yukichigai: FloydA: [i105.photobucket.com image 259x194]
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
Struggling with the trees and branches

Metallic!  Carnage!  Ferocity!

What is to do I dig my bones from the earth

I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I contain no meat

~Bjork

You'll be given meat
You'll be taken care of
You'll be given meat
You have to trust it
Maybe not from the sources
You have poured yours
Maybe not from the directions
You are staring at
Twist your head around
It's all around you
All is full of horse
All around you
All is full of horse
You just ain't receiving
All is full of horse
Your phone is off the hook
All is full of horse
Your doors are all shut
All is full of horse!
All is full of horse
All is full of horse
All is full of horse
All is full of horse
All is full of horse


I will pig out
'Til my thighs are stuffed
in bubbly meat process
I will put a pie in my mouth
and leap out of the refrigerator
Alive with open mouth
to dine against darkness

whisper whisper

SCREAM!!!!
 
2013-03-01 04:01:43 PM  
The Best Meat Pies in Iceland
 
2013-03-01 04:08:23 PM  
This made me hungry for Welsh rabbit.
 
2013-03-01 04:11:33 PM  
Rethink what's possible.
 
2013-03-01 04:12:41 PM  

GAT_00: This episode of mass business fraud reminds me yet again of how awesome everything could be if we just had less regulation.


Of course we know just how great things were with no regulation or inspection of food - the early industrial period gave us oodles of examples - like the raspberry jam that was made from nothing of the sort, and indeed to make it seem authentic it had lots of hand carved bits of wood added to fake the pips among other things. Or the use of lead citrate (a poison) to make watered down milk seem creamy (oddly enough watered down milk is now generally more popular than unadulterated). Or using up to a quarter sawdust to bulk up flour when making bread, etc.

And the idea that things would be any better now is a joke when you consider how far companies are willing to go still - like buying "connective tissue" so you can mix it with your meat right up to the legal limit for the amount of connective tissue allowed in your product type, or injecting water into chicken breasts before freezing them, or breeding fruit and vegetables to be smaller when they tend to be sold per unit rather than by weight, etc.
 
2013-03-01 04:13:29 PM  

moops: Grade F Meat - contains circus animals (mostly filler)

/obscure


Simpsons did it!
 
2013-03-01 04:19:27 PM  
Scotland concerned that haggis is not as gross as it should be.
 
2013-03-01 04:20:35 PM  
www.insidearm.com
 
2013-03-01 04:36:14 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-03-01 04:37:04 PM  

whither_apophis: I'm heading to T. J. O'Pootertoots for lunch, who's with me?


Don't these people eat fermented shark that teams of ammonia?

I highly doubt they care that much about what goes into their food.
 
2013-03-01 04:54:34 PM  
I've had a meatless mincemeat pie before.  That was pretty freaky.

There's a dessert you don't see very often unless you have an octogenarian baker around.

I can't remember the last time I thought, Mmmmm, what I really crave is a pie filled with dried fruit, spices, and sweet liqueur.
 
2013-03-01 04:56:17 PM  
We always knew the vegans could be militant. We never suspected they had gone covert.
 
2013-03-01 04:58:43 PM  

xria: like the raspberry jam that was made from nothing of the sort, and indeed to make it seem authentic it had lots of hand carved bits of wood added to fake the pips among other things.


That seems like more work than just using raspberries.
 
2013-03-01 04:59:24 PM  

blatz514: moops: Grade F Meat - contains circus animals (mostly filler)

/obscure

C'mon, who ya kidding...obscure.
[encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com image 258x195]


Pass the malk.  Now with vitamin R.
 
2013-03-01 05:02:12 PM  
 
2013-03-01 05:02:28 PM  

FloydA: [i105.photobucket.com image 259x194]
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
Struggling with the trees and branches

Metallic!  Carnage!  Ferocity!

What is to do I dig my bones from the earth

I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I am Icelandic Meat Pies
I contain no meat

~Bjork


LOL, genius!


SwiftFox: If they actually taste like beef pies I want to market them to the vegetarian market.


I have my doubts...  I think people's expectations for meeting the standard of "tastes like beef" are rather lower when considering premade frozen foods.
 
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