Thank you for reading my article and your response… I agree with and support your fight against cruelty to animals. However, as an omnivore from the country, I try not to judge what people eat — especially poor people from other countries. Like the food deserts in America — some people have limited access to a variety of foods including vegetable-based proteins.

I am blessed to have a choice and access. One of my students reminded me when she shared how she was shamed by American students when she told a story about how her family eating guinea pigs…

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