Fermentek and the mad cow.
Some of our products are manufactured using beef extract and some other animal products. We only use absolutely safe products. These come from major manufacturers who use beef from "safe" countries only. A satisfactory "Certificate of Origin" can be given to any client who asks for.
More about the mad cow
Organic Consumers Association
We make an effort to delete beef extract, along with any other ingredients from animal source, and replace it with safe natural substitutes.
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Raw materials that are or may be routinely used in Fermentek
Animal Ingredients; Country of origin
|Hydrolyzed casein ,
||Bovine milk, Australia|
porcine pancreatic enzyme. USA
Enzymatic digest of casein. The casein used is derived from milk sourced from healthy animals in the same condition as milk collected for human consumption.
||Bovine skeletal muscle; USA/Australia/New Zealand|
||Porcine skin; |
Porcine pancreatic enzymes; USA/Canada
||Bovine skeletal muscle, USA|
||Soy meal; |
Porcine pancreatic enzymes, USA/Canada
Peptone S is hydrolyzed Soy protein. However the hydrolysis is carried out by enzymes from animal source.
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy: A family of fatal diseases caused by
prions. Characterized by dementia, and holes in the brain on autopsy. Can be transmitted between mammals when one mammal eats parts of the nervous system of another mammal.
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy: The official name for Mad Cow Disease - the
TSE found in cattle.
Recently discovered infectious agent. Prion is neither a virus nor a bacterium, but an infectious protein which can induce a chain reaction which destroys nerve cells. Prions cannot be destroyed by most sterilization methods
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: A human TSE.
A TSE occuring in sheep