Meat and Morality: Alternatives to Factory Farming

  title={Meat and Morality: Alternatives to Factory Farming},
  author={Evelyn B. Pluhar},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics},
  • Evelyn B. Pluhar
  • Published 2010
  • Business
  • Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics
Scientists have shown that the practice of factory farming is an increasingly urgent danger to human health, the environment, and nonhuman animal welfare. For all these reasons, moral agents must consider alternatives. Vegetarian food production, humane food animal farming, and in-vitro meat production are all explored from a variety of ethical perspectives, especially utilitarian and rights-based viewpoints, all in the light of current U.S. and European initiatives in the public and private… Expand
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