Reader Michael sent us this breakfast-ruining photo of some seriously off-putting meat offered at a discount at Walmart. A quick glance at this meat spoilage guide suggests “Oxidative Rancidity” which is what happens when you don’t wrap meat properly.
Michael was grossed out enough to send us a photo:
Yesterday afternoon my roommate and I went to wal-mart to buy some cleaning supplies. On our way back toward the front of the store we stopped by the meat department. Attached is a photo of the “reduced for sale” cubed steak that was to be sold by Feb 22 (today). The meat was dark brown almost black.
Here’s the real question: Would ya eat it? You could call it “aged.”