"A vegetarian does not eat any meat, poultry, game, fish, shellfish or crustacea, or the by-products of slaughter"
Vegetarian Society



Monday, 20 May 2013

Vegetarians do NOT eat fish or chicken!


I don’t know how many times when I have mentioned to somebody I am vegetarian I have had the response “oh I’m vegetarian too, but I eat chicken/fish”.

I hate to break it to you people but that means you are NOT a vegetarian.

Fish and chickens are ANIMALS and vegetarians do not eat ANIMALS.

A Vegetarian does not eat beef, pork, poultry, fish, shellfish or animal flesh of any kind including slaughter by-products such as gelatine or animal fats.

So to sum up anything that has two, four, eight or a thousand legs, tentacles, claws, fins, feathers, fur, a shell or takes a breath, basically anything that has a face, does not get eaten by a vegetarian!

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