From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

I think it is safe to say that yes, an intelligent animal is unhappy, even downright miserable, being confined to a crate two by seven feet for months on end. This week, Bon Appétit Management Company vowed that by 2015, none of the three million pounds of pork we serve a year (including 800,000 pounds of bacon) will come from hogs confined in gestation crates. To the Editor: Re “ Don’t Presume to Know a Pig’s Mind ” (Op-Ed, Feb.