When an item has the 'Suitable for Vegetarians' logo attached, it means that the company who makes the product states that it is suitable for vegetarians - but it hasn't been certified by the Vegetarian Society.
Vegetarian Society Approved. The Vegetarian Society exists to influence, inspire and support people to embrace and maintain a vegetarian lifestyle.
Vegetarians come from all walks of life. Some are confident in what they eat but others need support and guidance.
Many shoppers find it difficult to tell which food and drinks are produced using animal products.
Cafes and restaurants often expect vegetarian customers to eat fish.
Health professionals receive little or no training in vegetarian nutrition.
Hospitals rarely provide nutritious vegetarian meals for patients.
Parents are often nervous of allowing their children to follow a vegetarian diet.