Going Vegetarian or better still vegan for those of us who are super good! (I havn’t been able to give up cheese yet-but do organic where possible), is not only good for animals but better for you and for the planet.
Factory farmed animals are contributing to resistance in antibiotics as animals kept in vile conditions are packed with them. Land in which animals are bred on also lead to bee decline, deforestation and huge CO2 emissions which destroys the Ozone layer.
Companies using animal byproducts should be pressurised into using more sustainable alternatives.
In eggs, milk, muscles, blood, and many vegetable tissues and fluids. In cosmetics, albumen is usually derived from egg whites and used as a coagulating agent. May cause allergic reaction. In cakes, cookies, candies, etc. Egg whites sometimes used in “clearing” wines. Derivative: Albumin.
Uric acid from cows, most mammals. Also in many plants (especially comfrey). In cosmetics (especially creams and lotions) and used in treatment of wounds and ulcers. Derivatives: Alcloxa, Aldioxa. Alternatives: extract of comfrey root, synthetics.
Any one of several acids used as an exfoliant and in anti-wrinkle products. Lactic acid may be animal-derived (see Lactic Acid). Alternatives: glycolic acid, citric acid, and salicylic acid are plant- or fruit-derived.
Many, many more and really quite shocking…