By Leslie Ballentine, Farming and food commentator
The following letter to Reader’s Digest points out that even veterinarians can have misplaced views about animals.
The recent issue of Readers Digest carries an editorial titled “Food For Thought: Pets are family, but chickens are food?” Written by a rural vet in Quebec, this editorial claims to “examine our changing view of other creatures” to make an argument for applying the same standards to food animals as we do our pets.
Posted by FFC on April 21st, 2011 :: Filed under Animal care,Consumers,Family vs factory farming,Letters to the Editor,Veterinarians
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