From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

To the Editor: Re “ Mr. Puck’s Good Idea ” (editorial, March 26): Thank you for writing about the restaurateur Wolfgang Puck and his desire to buy meat raised humanely. Kristina Cahill Long Beach, Calif., March 27, 2007 To the Editor: Livestock producers raise their animals under humane standards and under the care of a veterinarian.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Cows, domestic sheep, chickens and many others would not survive if they were not raised for human consumption, protected from malnutrition, disease and predators. I learned an effective response long ago that has benefited both my blood pressure and friendships.