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#1 gabbyxaguirre


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Posted 16 February 2019 - 12:29 AM

Hello all. My boss wants me to investigate if we can remove the word (OVO)-Vegetarian Do i have to use the word ovo vegetarian if my product.This product only contains egg white protein powder,Can i just use the word Vegetarian. Thank you in advance 

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 01:40 AM

Ovo vegetarianism is a type of vegetarianism which allows for the consumption of eggs but not dairy products.

With egg whites present you must continue to use "OVO."

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