Hill’s PetFit Challenge

4 The Love Of Animals

o If you feed a 20lb dog one ounce of cheddar cheese it’s the equivalent of a 5’4” woman eating one and a half hamburgers or one chocolate bar. o If you feed a 10lb cat 1 cup of milk it’s the equivalent of a 5’4” woman eating four and a half hamburgers or five chocolate bars.

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On Flow and Water

Animal Person

And let me just say that on the occasions that I have bought bottled water, such as in airports because I couldn't bring my own, I felt nearly as bad as if I bought a hamburger.

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Animal Welfare Act Inadequate for Farm Animals

Critter News

As such, most people do not consider the potential abuse that may have taken place to bring their hamburger onto their dinner plate. This is really interesting. How many people know this about the Animal Welfare Act? I certainly didn't. No wonder there is so much "farm" animal abuse out there. The only cool thing is that Gene Bauer's views on the meat industry are so similar to those expressed on this blog a few weeks ago. Yay!!!)

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

31): Would the average American have believed that hamburgers were treated with ammonia to remove salmonella and E. labor costs and saving the lives of hamburger lovers. 1, 2010 Note from KBJ: Enjoy your hamburger To the Editor: “ Company’s Record on Treatment of Beef Is Called Into Question ” (front page, Dec. coli (or, in many cases, not remove them)? An earlier article recounted an E.

Industrial Agriculture

Animal Ethics

Moore looks like he has eaten one too many hamburgers.) The wrongness of factory farming is overdetermined. See here for one sufficient ground. By the way, the editorial board of the New York Times is progressive (as opposed to conservative). Why does it not call for the abolition of factory farming? Instead, it seeks to reform it. Animal rights is neither progressive nor conservative.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

We encourage kids to gently pet baby lambs, cows, chickens and pigs, but we deny them this loving connection when we serve animals for dinner by surreptitiously calling them chops, hamburger, nuggets and bacon. To the Editor: Re “ PETA’s Latest Tactic: $1 Million for Fake Meat ” (news article, April 21): The commercial development of meat from animal tissue won’t result in “fake meat” any more than cloning sheep results in fake sheep.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

What would the cost of a hamburger at Burger King or McDonald’s be if the meat were to come from Ms. To the Editor: Re “ The Carnivore’s Dilemma ,” by Nicolette Hahn Niman (Op-Ed, Oct. 31): Living “green” is not easy. Yes, every decision we make results in more or less of an impact on our environment. As a parent of young children, I have much to worry about regarding what my children eat—a balanced, wholesome diet, free from antibiotics, hormones or bacteria.

Moral Vegetarianism, Part 11 of 13

Animal Ethics

It only takes a little imagination to suppose that every bite of hamburger we eat is taking grain away from a hungry child in India. For an explanation of this feature, click on “Moral Vegetarianism” at the bottom of this post. The Argument from Human Grain Shortage All of the clearly moral arguments for vegetarianism given so far have been in terms of animal rights and suffering. New moral vegetarianism, however, rests on moral arguments couched in terms of human welfare.

Prima Facie vs. Ultima Facie Wrongness

Animal Ethics

Of course, when hamburgers aren't at stake, most of us think that it would be morally wrong to kill an animal for no good reason. Jonathan Hubbell, a philosophy major at the University of Texas at Arlington, is the newest member of the Animal Ethics blog, and once again, I would like to welcome him aboard. Like Keith, I think it will be interesting and instructive to observe as Jonathan works through his views on the myriad of ethical issues that surround our current treatment of animals.

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