Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Ⓥ Animal-Derived Agents in Disposable Systems

Recently i was told that beef fat was used in plastics as a "slip agent". Richard from "Volentia"posted this link which confirms that "stearic acid a derivative from beef fat is indeed used in a large percentage of plastics.
As well as the obvious horrendous idea of plastics not being vegan there is also the risk of prion diseases from using animal ingredients in plastics. The stupidity of human beings knows no bounds.


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