Bologna sausage is an American
sausage somewhat similar to the Italian
mortadella (a finely hashed/ground pork
sausage containing cubes of lard that originated in the Italian city of
Bologna). It is commonly called boloney or more formally, balongna.
Government regulations require American bologna to be finely ground, and
without visible pieces of fat. Bologna can alternatively be made out of chicken,
turkey, beef, or pork.
Bologna is constitutionally much the same as
hot dogs, although larger