In the article ‘Vegetarianism is the Only Green Option’ in your March/April issue (No. 295), Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji makes many good points about the way animal agriculture affects our environment and health. Whilst I agree that, in the current context, it is important that we reduce our overall meat consumption, I feel that the impact of these points (and the interest of readers) is in danger of being lost by the polarising way in which vegetarianism is advocated.

Many of the criticisms of animal agriculture apply equally to all industrial farming ...


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