Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.
June 29, 2015
Cases in Corporate Ethics 4.2: Chickens, referred to as “broilers” by the industry, arrive at the grow-out facility where they will spend the next few weeks of their short lives. As is standard industry practice, these birds are genetically manipulated to rapidly grow from tiny hatchlings into obese, adult-sized chickens in a matter of a few weeks. This abnormally ast growth commonly causes birds to collapse under their own weight