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Weird Nebraska The McRib® Sandwich has a Nebraska connection? 


Rumor has it that McDonalds' McRib® Sandwich was invented in Nebraska. That rumor is not exactly true. In 1972 Professor Roger Mandingo of the University of Nebraska received a grant from the National Pork Producers Council to work on a process to create restructured meats. He developed a technology to bind small pieces of meat together in different shapes using salt and mechanical action. The results of his work can be seen today in such items as dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets and the famous McRib" Sandwich. Next time you bite into that juicy restructured meat patty, be sure to thank Professor Mandingo.


McRib Button
Source: Laura Mooney, Lincoln

 

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