As everyone should know cheese is made from milk and milk is produced by female mammals to feed their young. From an animal welfare perspective there are two problems with cheese. Continue reading On cheese
A fair number of experiments on animals is done for educational purposes. For instance aspirant-surgeons practice on animals before they are allowed, or animals are dissected just to teach students what an animal looks like from the inside. Continue reading PVC Rats
Some might be surprised to learn that an organization devoted to space colonization is dedicated to the cause of animal welfare. But those people overlook the fact that space colonization is for us not an end on itself, but rather a mean towards the end of creating a new society based on humanist values. Continue reading Space colonization and animal welfare
There are numerous objections to in vitro meat, both from animal welfare activists and from the meat industry. Most these objections are the result of misconceptions and can be easily refuted by providing correct information. However, some objections are of a more philosophical nature, and are hence harder to refute. Continue reading A moral dilemma(?)
Animal welfare activist Ben Davidow has written an excellent article on why we should support cultured meat from an animal welfare perspective. Davidow establishes that many animal welfare activists show little to no enthusiasm for in vitro meat, and in his article he refutes several common objections raised against cultured meat. Continue reading Ben Davidow on in vitro meat
Animal welfare general
Recently we discussed wildlife contraceptives as an alternative for hunting in animal population control. In this post several videos on this topic.
It would not surprise me, if the opponents of wildlife contraceptives are supported or affiliated with the hunting lobby. My opinion is supported by the next video.
The Mordan Animal Welfare Code will consist of five books. Continue reading Animal Welfare Code
We have understood quinoa, a so-called pseudo-grain, is a (nearly) complete source of protein as well a source of minerals including calcium. It appears that the protein composition of the food is comparable with that of milk, hence our first suggestion would be that quinoa is an excellent base for plant milk. Continue reading Quinoa