Are beef by-products good ingredients for pet food? Short answer — Yes. But some critics would have you believe they are vile, evil and unfit for consumption. Consider this though: Some people like liver and onions, natural beef hotdogs or blood sausage in the traditional casing (intestines), tripe soup, kidney soup, haggis or sweetbreads. These would all be considered by-products according to pet food definitions.
Beef by-products: No guts no glory!
There are many quality choices regarding organ meats and beef by-products, despite what human squeamishness would have you believe.