Archive for the ‘ ethics ’ Category

Pigs in a Pit: Animal Welfare on the Meat Front



I wanted to bring to light the realities of the meat industry. I’d be the first to admit that I enjoy a good piece of steak or ribs every now and then.

However, I came across a clip of South Korean officials performing a government approved “Pig Cull” after discovering traces of foot and mouth disease in the meat supply. This involved the slaughter of over one million pigs in the hopes of eliminating the problem. Read more

Genetic Discrimination Debate: Should your DNA cost you?

Should insurance companies be permitted to charge higher premiums to those at greater risk for developing genetic diseases; or is this pure discrimination? Read more

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