Golab, Gail C.

Scientific, Ethical, and Economic Aspects of Farm Animal Welfare
Category: Golab, Gail C.
April, 2018

Many conflicting values and norms in our society related to the use of animals lead to increasing disagreements about what constitutes a “good life” for the animals in our care. Broadly speaking, applied ethicists have discussed two different approaches to this topic—one focuses on the consequences of using animals in particular ways, and the other on the morality of that use, regardless of the consequences.

Ethical Implications of Animal Biotechnology: Considerations for Animal Welfare Decision Making
Category: Golab, Gail C.
August, 2010

Part 9, “ANIMAL AGRICULTURE’S FUTURE THROUGH BIOTECHNOLOGY.” Animal biotechnology, which includes both genetic engineering and mammalian cloning, has expanded rapidly in recent decades. These technologies already have been applied in biomedical research and now are nearing application within the food system.