There is no Beef in Vedas by Agniveer, blogger, December 4, 2008.
European Conspiracy Against Vedic Culture
Apparently this article shows that many Vedic translations could be wrong: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/suhag-a-shukla-esq/vedic-content-intonation-_b_877606.html
The Veneration of the Cow in India, W. Crooke, Folklore, Vol. 23, No. 3 (Sep., 1912), pp. 275-306, http://www.jstor.org/stable/1255152
Present-Day Worship of the Cow in India, Tadeusz Margul, Numen, Vol. 15, Fasc. 1 (Feb., 1968), pp. 63-80, http://www.jstor.org/stable/3269619
A general debate on the role of religion in history
Food Fights: Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain Dietary Polemics in South India, Katherine E. Ulrich, History of Religions, Vol. 46, No. 3 (Feb., 2007), pp. 228-261,
Meat Potential of India, Ashok V. Desai, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 6, No. 17 (Apr. 24, 1971), pp. 874-876, http://www.jstor.org/stable/4381915