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veal,

flesh of a calf from two to three months old weighing usually less than 300 lb (135 kg). The locomotion of the veal calves is often restricted, and they are fed a real or synthetic milk that is high in protein and low in iron; this produces the desired tenderness and white color of good veal. It contains gelatin in large proportion and is therefore excellent for making soup stock. Flesh from week-old calves disposed of by the dairy industry is used in certain meat products but is not, properly speaking, veal. Veal is sold almost entirely as fresh meat. The main cuts are the leg, loin, ribs (or rack), shoulder, and breast. The brains, liver, kidneys, sweetbreads, and tongue are considered delicacies.

veal

a calf, esp one bred for eating
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Specific locations of case-patients and controls are plotted against municipality level population (Figure 1, panel A), cow density (Figure 1, panel B), pig density (Figure 1, panel C) and veal calf density (Figure 1, panel D).
The one-time Bull of the Bosphorus, proud possessor of a goal-every-other-game international record prior to arriving in the Far East, has rapidly morphed into a rather sad-looking Veal Calf of Constantinople, moping forlornly in a confined space on the edge of the opposition's penalty box.
In almost any community it should be possible to arrange to buy a whole or half carcass of beef or pork, a veal calf, an Easter lamb, chickens or turkeys which have been allowed to free range or raised in cages on pasture, farm-fresh eggs and even rabbits.
A series of demonstrations against live animal exports won widespread public support and in 1995 Coventry campaigner Jill Phipps was crushed to death under the wheels of a veal calf lorry during a protest at Coventry Airport.
For example, when "feeder" cattle are brought into the auction corral, the herd is usually dominated by such beef breeds as Hereford and Angus, but it is not uncommon to find such dairy breeds as Holstein and Aryshire in the lot as well.(3) This independence of breed and selling classification for beef cattle holds for all categories except one--virtually every veal calf sold at auction is a Holstein (dairy) calf.(4)
The proportion of MRSA ST398 among human MRSA isolates in European countries correlated with pig and veal calf densities and with an index combining pig or veal calf density and human population density.
YOUR shocking report on the veal calf export trade shows that - apart from some lorries being improved - the trade is just as disgraceful as it has ever been.
These changes do not affect the operation of the veal calf element of the premium, where separate claim forms will still be necessary.
Having been a vegetarian for several years, Hazel became a keen animal rights activist and in 1995 wrote a protest song against veal calf exports.
In financial terms, this represents an average capital loss of Euro 136 per veal calf slaughtered.
"Many calves die on the bottle anyway, but if you keep her still and feed her some of that goat milk, you could have a nice veal calf in a few weeks."