There Is No Escape From Pigs Either

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A few people were outraged by the graphic showing how beef is everywhere. Well, pigs are everywhere too. Christien Meindertsma—author of Pig 05049—documented a pig's afterlife. Did you know that pig hair is used in bread?


Spaniards say "from the pig I even like the tail" (which in fact is delicious), but I didn't know that a single pig from the Netherlands ends in 187 different non-pork products, from low-fat butter—they add pig gelatin for texture and shine—to bullets to human's heart valve replacements, made of pig's heart valves and a memory metal net. [TED]