AAFCO definition "meat"
This would apply to Venison
Meat is the clean flesh derived from slaughtered mammals and is limited to that part of striate muscle which is skeletal or that which is found in the tongue, accompanying and overlying fat and the portions of the skin, sinew, nerve, and blood vessels which normally accompany the flesh. It shall be suitable for use in animal food. If it bears a name descriptive of it's kind, it must correspond thereto