A Cow's Eye View? Cattle Empathy and Ethics in Screen Representations of Temple Grandin
Contributor(s):: Claire Henry
Temple Grandin has been a captivating figure for both animal and disability studies, and for filmmakers. Known for designing more humane livestock handling processes in the US cattle industry, and for her books and public speaking on autism, Grandin’s celebrity then became popularly...
Jump horse safety: reconciling public debate and Australian thoroughbred jump racing data, 2012-2014
Contributor(s):: Ruse, K., Davison, A., Bridle, K.
Thoroughbred jump racing sits in the spotlight of contemporary welfare and ethical debates about horse racing. In Australia, jump racing comprises hurdle and steeplechase races and has ceased in all but two states, Victoria and South Australia. This paper documents the size, geography,...
Experimental control for the ovariectomized rat model: use of sham versus nonmanipulated animal
Contributor(s):: Kruger, M. C., Morel, P. C. H.
One of 2 models required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for registration of a treatment for osteoporosis, the ovariectomized (OVX) rat model, is widely used in scientific studies investigating sex hormone-deficient bone loss. The use of control nonhuman animals is critical because bone...
Consuming for the sake of others: whose interests count on a market for animal-friendly products?
Contributor(s):: Pirscher, F.
Many Europeans are concerned about the living conditions of farm animals because they view animals as beings that possess interests of their own. Against this background the introduction of an animal welfare label is being intensively discussed in Europe. In choosing a market-based instrument to...
Selected papers from the 2013 EurSAFE Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 11-14 September 2013
Contributor(s):: Rocklinsberg, H., Sandin, P.
This issue presents six papers that were chosen to contribute to an overall picture of the discussion of the consumer-citizen debate regarding responsibility for the global food situation. The papers deal with: the ethical issues of personalized nutrition; the notion of consumer citizenship; the...
What to buy? On the complexity of being a critical consumer
Contributor(s):: Gjerris, M., Gamborg, C., Saxe, H.
This article criticises the notion that critical/political/ethical consumerism can solve issues related to sustainability and food production. It does this by analysing the complexity of the concept of sustainability as related to food choices. The current trend of pursuing a sustainable food...
The ethics and sustainability of capture fisheries and aquaculture
Contributor(s):: Lam, M. E.
The global seafood industry (capture fisheries and aquaculture) is a vital source of food, income, livelihoods, and culture. Seafood demand is steadily rising due to growth in the global human population, affluence, and per capita consumption. Seafood supply is also growing, despite declining...
Personalized nutrition and social justice: ethical considerations within four future scenarios applying the perspective of Nussbaum's capabilities approach
Contributor(s):: Nordstrom, K., Goossens, J.
The idea of personalized nutrition (PN) is to give tailored dietary advice based on personal health-related data, i.e. phenotype, genotype, or lifestyle. PN may be seen as part of a general trend towards personalised health care and currently various types of business models are already offering...
Fellow Creatures: The Humean Case for Animal Ethics
Contributor(s):: Causey, Robert M.
Animal Ethics Committees: Reassurances Rejected [Letter to the Editor]
Contributor(s):: Russell, Denise
The Moral Patient, the Honorable Fudiciary, and a Faltering Liberalism: An Exploration of Professor Bryant's Call to Animal Respect
Contributor(s):: Goodwin, Iris J.
Virtue Ethics and Animal Law
Contributor(s):: Bryant, Taimie
Beyond Suffering: Commentary on "What (If Anything) Do We Owe Wild Animals" by Clare Palmer
Contributor(s):: Burghardt, Gordon M.
The Integration of the Ethic of the Respectful Use of Animals into the Law
Contributor(s):: Favre, David
On the Respectful Use of Animals
Contributor(s):: Garthoff, J. O. N.
Mousetraps and How to Avoid Them: The Convergence of Utilitarian and Scientific Cases for Limiting the Mouse Model in Biomedical Research
Contributor(s):: Townley, Cynthia, Lidbury, Brett A.
The Function of Animal Ethics Committees [Letter to the Editor]
Contributor(s):: Allen, David G., Halligan, Rebecca
Animals-as-Patients: Improving the Practice of Animal Experimentation
Contributor(s):: Johnson, Jane, Dageling, Chris
Why Animal Ethics Committees Don't Work
The Chicken Challenge: What Contemporary Studies of Fowl Mean for Science and Ethics
Contributor(s):: Smith, Carolynn L., Johnson, Jane