(Some readers may find this subject matter disturbing)
On an ethical basis, I refuse to eat veal. In fact last year on holiday I had the vegetarian option instead, as veal was the only other choice on the menu.
I was surprised to learn during a discussion at the weekend that many people I know didn't seem to know how veal was produced, and how cruel it is.
Just thought I'd open it up to the forum to discuss...
As a bit of backgroud, veal crates have been illegal in the UK since 1990, and will be outlawed in the EU from 2007. I don't know what the position is in the US.
Here are a couple of random sites I had discovered on this subject.. (some readers may find this subject matter disturbing)
The argument against:
The argument for: