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Putting the chicken before the egg : the potential for the Australian consumer law to advance food animal welfare initiatives

Bruce, Alexander Donald Paul


This thesis explores whether and to what extent the theoretical and legal foundations of competition and consumer law can advance food animal welfare initiatives and address welfare issues associated with the religious slaughter of animals. By 'food animals' I mean the millions of chickens, cows and pigs processed and slaughtered in Australia each day for human consumption. This exploration proceeds, as an example, through an evaluation of the prohibition against misleading or...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51532117c8b
Access Rights: Open Access


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