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is not the only thing we get from animals that we
eat. Below are some common consumer goods and the
meat by-products that are often found in them. Can
you guess which by-products appear in which household
items? Roll over the pictures to find out.
uric acid from cows
cows and sheep
intestines of sheep, horses, and other
boiled skin, tendons, ligaments, and/or
bones of pigs and cows
inedible beef fat
fatty substance from stomach of pigs
rendered beef fat
All of these by-products are not exclusively
from animals. Some can also be derived
from plant sources.