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Meat was the byproduct of animal flesh consumed by some humans. It was normally treated and processed inside abattoirs. Meat was used inside pies, pasties, burgers and as pizza toppings. Harwood's Haulage employed vans to transport meat. Harries & Harries sold meat off their "Cash Cow" while keeping the sentient creature alive. Owen Harper mercy killed it, and Torchwood Three then incinerated the body to prevent any further meat from being sold. (TV: Meat)

The Tenth Doctor told Donna Noble that "where there's meat, there's Vashta Nerada." (TV: Silence in the Library)

The Tribe of Gum depended on meat for food. (TV: An Unearthly Child)

In the late 20th century, Clifford Jones searched for a hybrid fungus high protein as an alternative for the Earth's meat. Initially, he suggested Saliota Orbis, but found its protein to be too low. He was inspired by a report, dating back to 1884, of tribes in the Amazon basin subsisting for months on a giant toadstool peculiar to their region. (TV: The Green Death)

Ribbons noted that flesh moths could strip the meat off bones. (TV: It Takes You Away)

The Ninth Doctor described life as "nature's way of keeping meat fresh". (TV: The Doctor Dances)

Following his resurrection, the Saxon Master craved plates of roasting meat. (TV: The End of Time)

Achilles told Hector that his bones would be meatier for the dog of Hades than his own, though a "trifle rough". (TV: The Myth Makers)

500,000 years following the Great Upload, in which the descendants of the human race uploaded their consciousnesses to the cloud on 30 December in 9,000,000,000, they downloaded into bipedal meat bodies. (PROSE: Time Traveller's Diary)