Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University


A vegetarian is a person who chooses to eat a diet of grains, pulses, legumes, nuts, seed, vegetables, fruits, fungi, algae, yeast and/or some other non-animal based foods with, or without, dairy products, honey and/or eggs (Vegetarian Society). A person may choose a vegetarian diet because of concerns about health, animal rights, environmental responsibility, and/or religious reasons.

There are different classifications of vegetarianism:

  • Lacto-ovo vegetarians: the most common, eat dairy products and eggs.
  • Lacto-vegetarians: eat dairy products and avoid eggs.
  • Ovo-vegetairan: eat eggs but not dairy products.

We offer a variety of vegetarian options at all of our locations on campus. The introduction of our VEGETARIAN specific label will allow for easier identification of vegetarian safe options.

Not sure what and where to eat? Need dietary advice? Have questions about nutrition?

Send email to Trevor Bisson, TRU Food Services Executive Chef:

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