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Question marksYou might find the answer in our FAQ's, with everything from help on cooking a veggie meal to frequent questions on health and nutrition.

 

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Fact sheets

fact sheet iconA range of fact sheets are available on animal welfare, health and nutrition, food and drink, vegetarian living and the environment.

 
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Free resources

Mixed booklets and resourcesBooklets, posters and postcards on a range of subjects are available to order free of charge within the UK. Many are also available to download. 

 

A few veggie related facts:

Over 2.6 million cattle were slaughtered in the UK in 2012.
70% of pigs reared in the UK are farmed intensively.
Going vegetarian can reduce your carbon footprint, help conserve land and water and protect the oceans.
A balanced vegetarian diet is low in fat, high in complex carbohydrates and packed with a variety of fruits and vegetables.
Parmesan is an EU protected designation of origin product and is not suitable for vegetarians.

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Find information about vegetarian and vegan food labelling, help dealing with complaints and supermarket definitions.

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Are you a teacher, caterer, health professional or someone working with families? We have a range of resources and information available free of charge within the UK, to help you in your work with vegetarians.

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The Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom Limited, Parkdale, Dunham Road, Altrincham WA14 4QG
Registered Charity No. 259358, Registered Company No. 959115 (England and Wales)