Wisconsin, home of Carr Valley
I write you today to ask for a correction
to an article. Your cheese buyer, Sarah George
[Buyer’s Pick, Wine + Cheese Connection,
July 2008], mistakenly credited Vermont for
the successes of Carr Valley Cheese Company.
Carr Valley’s home is in La Valle, Wisconsin
and has been for 100 years. They are an artisan cheese maker and local family business
with many, many awards nationally and globally. I must say that I never write letters but I
am most passionate about the cheese movement in this country. Please make sure they
get the credit they deserve.
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Medicine and technology
As the husband of a two-time breast
cancer survivor I appreciated Mr. Horowitz’
[July 2008] article about digital mammograms, but feel the focus was misdirected.
While it is true there may be increased expense
and anxiety [from additional tests], our experience confirms the benefits of the new technology in achieving what he refers to as
“hopefully, more cancers discovered at an
early stage.” Indeed, while it is important to
have the benefit of earlier x-rays for comparison, my wife’s recurrence would not have
been detected in the lymph nodes were it not
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