26 May 2008
Gelatin is derived from soaking animal (usually pig or cow) hides and bone in acids, then boiling them to extract the gelatin, and finally turning it into a dry powder.
Pictured above: examples of products containing gelatin.
"The 'Jell-O Molding' of America" – The Christian Science Monitor. 23 July 1992 www.csmonitor.com/1992/0723/23141.html t6543