Some products made from pigs include food items, medical supplies and general household materials. Food items made from pigs include sausage, bacon, ham and ribs. The meat from a pig is called pork.
Pig parts are used as replacement valves in heart surgery in humans, and insulin can also be made from the pig. Some miscellaneous materials that use parts from a pig include antifreeze, fertilizer and adhesives. Pig fat, also known as lard, is used in a wide range of products, such as makeup, food and soap. The skin of a pig can be used to create footballs and clothing items.