05/24/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

World's Largest Meatball Donated To Meals On Wheels

It took 327 pounds of beef chuck to break the record for the world's largest meatball but that's exactly what Glen Oaks Community College in Michigan did. The meatball broke the previous record set by a New Hampshire meatball that a team prepared by Jimmy Kimmel cooked last November.

At first glance, using hundreds of pounds of meat just to break a world record seems a bit excessive, but 250 pounds of the final product was donated to Meals On Wheels, with the rest being fed to spectators. Just don't ask about the environmental impact.