Slaughterhouse processes produce a number of by-products. They are treated separately.
The by-products can be divided into the following groups:
- suitable for human consumption or pet food;
- not suitable for human consumption or pet food, e.g. skin, feathers or unborn dung;
- alimentary canal.
Dutch production of slaughter by-products
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Source: Association of Traders and Processors of Slaughter by-products, HBS - 1999 estimate
Slaughter by-products processing companies comply with the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) requirements.