These Heavy Duty Kitchen Shears have endless uses! They are actually a 8 in 1 tool. They can cut through just about anything including foods such as, vegetables, fish, chicken, herbs, and meat. The shears can also dice raw meat, shred cooked meat, and trim fat. Other things in the home that these shears will cut through are plastic, flower stems, cardboard, and carpet. These shears are not just shears. They also have a bottle opener, serrated knife, vegetable and fruit peeler, nut and shell cracker, screwdriver, and fish scaler/cheese grater. They are designed for left and right handed people. The handles are non-slip ergonomic. The blades are corrosion resistant and stainless steel. They are dishwasher safe but recommended to be hand washed to prolong the life. These shears are great for in the kitchen, around the home, camping, boating, gardening, and picnics.