As one of the world's foremost genetic engineers, Angus Hinterwald was tasked to isolate and alter a specific gene in cattle to slow the decomposition of its meat after it was processed and prepared. Instead, Hinterwald managed to isolate and identify a very rare, almost completely dormant gene that causes spontaneous combustion. And during his genetic manipulations, he created a strain of cattle whose meat would, at the first sign of decomposition, explode.
Trying to sell his invention to unscrupulous organizations, he was kidnapped by E.G.G. He was freed from his imprisonment by Tony Chu, Agent Vorhees, John Colby, Caesar Valenzano and Poyo.