Misconceptions about meat production can make dinnertime confusing. Are hormones in meat going to hurt you? Is meat going to make you gain weight? The American Meat Institute has produced a series of "Meat Mythcrusher" videos to explain the facts. Videos have been reviewed for accuracy by the American Meat Science Association.
In this video, scientist Chris Raines explains how the meat industry is regulated and inspected:
Myth: Hormone use in poultry poses risk to consumers
Myth: Nitrite in cured meat can lead to diseases like cancer
Myth: Household ammonia is used to make hamburgers
Myth: "Glue" is used to hold some meat together