Originally Posted by vanillasugar
I would absolutley not have a problem with by-products if they really were what you're making them sound like. Rendering and denaturing is what scares me about by-products as well as the mystery left by the term itself. If it really were just left over organs, wonderful. BUT it's not. Plain and simple. It's what's DONE to the meat and organs to MAKE by-products that makes them so bad. I'm a raw feeder, I understand that cats and dogs have different nutritional needs than you and I (heck, I'm not about to eat heart! Ick!), but I also need the assurance that what I'm feeding isn't potentially harmful to them because of the process used in making it.