Beef cattle provide the world with a lot more than just beef. They also provide hundreds of different by-products that are used across a huge range of products & industries. So whether you’re a farmer or a vegan I think it could almost be guaranteed that you have made use of some from of beef by-product today.
Have you been in a car today? Tyres, hydraulic brake fluid, ball bearings & even asphalt all contain some beef by-products.
Have you had a shower or put makeup on today? Shampoo, soaps, cosmetics, deodorant, shaving cream & toothpaste all contain animal by-products.
Hopefully you haven’t been to hospital today but did you know insulin for treating diabetes is derived from cattle along with other drugs, such as heparin used in treating allergies & rheumatoid arthritis, thyrotropin used to stimulate the thyroid gland, fibrinolysin used to treat of blood clots, trypsin used for cleansing wounds & iron for treating anemia.
And the list goes on! Beef by-products enable us to use 99% of every beef animal. Whether your in a big city or the country these beef by-products enrich our daily lives & we use them multiple times a day without even realising it!