Products Made from Cattle

January 26, 2012

This image has been circulating around the internet a lot…but it raises an interesting point about how we really do not know what we are using/consuming most of the time. This is not to say that everyone should stop using all of these products because they come from cattle.  But it is important to be knowledgeable on what you do believe in and know how some things can be justified and when others are not.

For those having a hard time reading the list:

Blood – pasta, imitations eggs, cake mixes, dyes/inks, adhesives, minerals, medicines and laboratory research materials

Bones – refined sugars, charcoal, fertilizer and glass

Brain – anti-aging cream and medicines

Fat – chewing gum, candles, detergents, fabric softener, deodorant, shaving cream, perfume, pet food, cosmetics, creams/lotions, crayons, paint, oils/lubricants, biodiesel, plastics, waterproofing agent, cement, ceramics, chalk, explosives, fireworks, fertilizer, antifreeze, insulation, linoleum, rubber, textiles and medicines

Hair – air filters, brushes, felt, insulation and textiles

Hooves/Horns – adhesives, plastics, pet food, plant food, photo film, shampoo/conditioner, emery boards, lamination, wallpaper and plywood

Internal Organs – instrument strings, tennis racquet strings, hormones, enzymes, vitamins and other medical materials

Manure – fertilizer, nitrogen and phosphorous

Milk – adhesives, plastics, cosmetics and medicines

Skin – gelatin, flavorings, emery boards, sheetrock, wallpaper, adhesives, candies and confectionary

For tomorrow:  Animal By-products

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