Is Fish Vegetarian?

Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.

Banned - Not acceptable for diet/lifestyle.

Never Vegetarian

Foods with ingredients that contain fish
Chinese Style Seafood Soup Mix, Crab

May not be Vegan

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  • Alanine - The building blocks of protein in all animals and plants.
  • Methionine - Essential amino acid found in various proteins (usually from egg albumen and casein).
  • Cochineal - Red pigment extracted from the crushed carcasses of the cochineal insect, a cactus-feeding insect.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Bonito - Smaller relative of the tuna fish. Used as an ingredient in Japanese cuisine.
  • Crustacean - Includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.
  • Glycine - Flavor Enhancer - Can sometimes be prepared from gelatine, but can be made synthetically.
  • Lactose - Milk sugar. A type of sugar only found in animal milk.
  • Seafood - Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans. Not a vegan option if from an animal.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegan food.
  • Crab - Not a vegan option if sourced from a crab.

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  • Cochineal - Red pigment extracted from the crushed carcasses of the cochineal insect, a cactus-feeding insect.
  • Crab - Not a vegetarian option if sourced from a crab.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.
  • Seafood - Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans. Likely animal based.
  • Crustacean - Includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.
  • Bonito - Smaller relative of the tuna fish. Used as an ingredient in Japanese cuisine.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Gluten - Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat.
  • Seafood - Many imitation or processed seafoods include wheat-based ingredients.
Nouilles Shin Ramyun Black

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  • Beef - Not vegan if originating from cow flesh.
  • Dairy - Dairy products are a type of food produced from or containing milk of mammals.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegan food.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Molluscs - Mollusca is the second largest phylum of invertebrate animals. Not a vegan option.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.
  • Bone - Anti-caking Agent - Contains bones from animals.

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  • Molluscs - Mollusca is the second largest phylum of invertebrate animals. Not a vegetarian option.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Beef - Not a vegetarian friendly option. Beef is taken from the body of a cow.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.
  • Bone - Anti-caking Agent - Contains bones from animals.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Gluten - Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat.
  • Soup - Pay special attention to cream-based soups, which have flour as a thickener. Many contain barley.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Seasoning - Some seasonings contain gluten.
Demae Ramen
Demae Ramen

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  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegan food.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Pork - Pork, or pig, is not considered a vegan option.
  • Molluscs - Mollusca is the second largest phylum of invertebrate animals. Not a vegan option.
  • Crustacean - Includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.
  • Viande - Meat - Flesh of an animal.
  • Porc - Pork - Pig meat.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.
  • Meat - Not vegan if originating from any animal.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Crustacean - Includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.
  • Porc - Pork - Pig meat.
  • Viande - Meat - Flesh of an animal.
  • Meat - Meat is not a vegetarian option as it is derived from an animal.
  • Molluscs - Mollusca is the second largest phylum of invertebrate animals. Not a vegetarian option.
  • Pork - Pork, or pig, is not considered a vegetarian option.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Farina - Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Gluten - Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat.
  • Seasoning - Some seasonings contain gluten.
  • Meat - Many imitation or processed meats include wheat-based ingredients.
Seafood Dumplings
Seafood Dumplings

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  • Calamari - Not vegan if sourced from an actual squid.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegan food.
  • Shortening - Most shortening is animal based and is made from butter, suet, and/or lard.
  • Animal - This product contains an animal derivative. May not be vegan friendly.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Animal - This product contains an animal derivative. May not be vegetarian friendly.
  • Calamari - Not vegetarian if sourced from an actual squid.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Gluten - Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat.
  • Noodle - Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
Sloppy Joe Sauce, Hickory

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  • Anchovy - Not vegan if sourced from an animal.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegan food.
  • Worcestershire - Many varieties of Worcestershire sauce contain anchovies. Check the ingredients to be sure.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Anchovy - A small fish often used to give non-vegetarian food a salty flavor.
  • Fish - Fish are not considered a vegetarian food.
  • Worcestershire - Many varieties of Worcestershire sauce contain anchovies. Check the ingredients to be sure.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Possibly Gluten Free

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  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.

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