Foundation makes eating meat more acceptable, not less.In response to the Vegetarian vegetarian /veg·e·tar·i·an/ (vej?e-tar´e-an)
1. one who practices vegetarianism.
2. pertaining to vegetarianism.
One who practices vegetarianism. Action article and the Note from the Coordinators in Issue 2, 2005: I am writing for two reasons. One is to thank you for the moving article on Anna Briggs. Her generous and compassionate com·pas·sion·ate
1. Feeling or showing compassion; sympathetic. See Synonyms at humane.
2. Granted to an individual because of an emergency or other unusual circumstances: spirit inspires us all.
The other reason is my concern regarding Whole Foods' Animal Compassion Foundation. I believe that we compromise our position as vegetarians when we support such a foundation. It does make for good company public relations public relations, activities and policies used to create public interest in a person, idea, product, institution, or business establishment. By its nature, public relations is devoted to serving particular interests by presenting them to the public in the most to have this foundation in place. However, in reality, it simply makes eating animals more acceptable to people who buy meat. It seems that the logic is, "This animal was raised more humanely hu·mane
1. Characterized by kindness, mercy, or compassion: a humane judge.
2. Marked by an emphasis on humanistic values and concerns: a humane education. , so I can eat it in good conscience." And how can animals bred for slaughter be raised humanely anywhere today? Who will monitor the cattle producers?
Thank you for your interest in this matter.
E.A., Minneapolis, MN