I had to double check the sources on this story, because when it popped into my feed, I thought surely it was an Onion article or some other satire.  But it is not.  Arby's has created a carrot made out of meat. Turkey meat, to be exact.

They're calling the creation the Marrot (meat+carrot) and it is part of the "megetable" family. Meat+vegetable. Clever. According to reports, the Marrot tastes almost identical to a cooked carrot and has 30 grams of protein and 70% of your recommended daily allowance of vitamin A.

At a time when a number of chain restaurants are offering meat-alternative burgers, Arby's is planting their feet firmly on the whole, "we have the meats" thing. According to a statement from the company in May, "The chances we will bring plant-based menu items to our restaurants, now or in the future, are absolutely impossible."  Supposedly, Arby's is actually considering rolling out the meat carrot, er, Marrot to franchise locations. I can't wait. See pics of the Marrot HERE.

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