Response to NY Times Op-Ed on Veganism
May 22, 2007

Dear Boston Vegetarian Society Listmembers,

We've had some inquires about the 5-21-07 New York Times Op-Ed piece "Death by Veganism," spurred by the recent conviction of parents who starved their 6 week old child to death by feeding him a diet of apple juice and soy milk. Starvation, not veganism, was to blame, and you can read the response to this Op-Ed by John McDougall, MD, noted nutrition expert and author at

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