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Self-basting turkey

A technique used to increase flavor, juiciness and weight in a turkey, poultry and other meats. Also known as enhanced meets, self-basting turkeys are injected or vacuum treated with water and chemical solutions of approved food additives into the meat. The weight of self-basting turkeys is usually increased by approximately 15% or more.

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