Transglutaminase, known to food scientists and molecular gastronomists as meat glue, is used in a lot of "formed meats."
It's kind of cool how this easily-available chemical can bond one piece of meat to another, and imaginative chefs are doing cool things with it. But some lower-quality eateries are actually passing off 'formed steaks' melded from lower-quality scraps as the real deal, says YouTuber Ballistic BBQ. And that's a bunch of bull. Watch how they do it, here.