The meat of a young calf that is either raised on a milk or grain diet.
Romans were the first to be recorded eating veal, and this practice later spread throughout European culture.
Veal farming spread from Europe to the US in the last century. It is most common in New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Indiana.
Veal production is a controversial topic, and animal welfare groups consider many industry practices and procedures to be inhumane.
OK to Eat Veal (and Not Feel Bad About It)” by Amy Sherman (2017) https://www.tastingtable.com/dine/national/veal-ok-to-eat
“Veal: A Byproduct of the Cruel Dairy Industry” from PETA https://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-food/animals-used-food-factsheets/veal-byproduct-cruel-dairy-industry