The Nesco FG-500 Food Grinder lets you make your own variety of sausages, ground meat, sandwich spreads, relishes, pates and appetizers. A powerful 575-watt motor, stainless steel cutting blade and three grinding plates offer a choice of fine, medium and coarse grinding plus shredding. Easy-to-operate reverse function allows auger rotation to safely dislodge blocked food. The unit features a stainless steel body and storage box, metal gear box and gear shaft with an easy to remove grinder head. The included sausage stuffer and food pusher fits conveniently inside storage box.