Paradox of addressing animal welfare while dehumanizing people

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

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At a point in time where a global pandemic is threatening human health and an extraordinary public awakening about systemic racism is fueling societal unrest in the U.S. and across the world, it feels a little tone deaf to be discussing animal welfare. Nonetheless, fueled in part by public discussions of the food chain breaking as COVID-19 infections caused temporary U.S. packing plant closures and necessitated mass euthanasia of farm animals in some instances, animal welfare remains a high priority for many people.

Read the full article by Dr. Candace Croney at feedstuffs.com


Writer(s): Kevin Doerr | pvmnews@purdue.edu


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