At each meal, icons are posted beside the menu item. The program is based on the review and assessment of all recipes by the on-site Dietitian and is available in all four dining halls on campus:
Locally grown. Identifies ingredients in the menu item are grown, raised and harvested within Maritimes.
No Gluten Ingredients. Identifies menu items that are made without gluten ingredients. NOT gluten-free. *Cross-contact with wheat allergens may occur during preparation.
Sustainable Seafood. Seafood ingredients third party certified as sustainably sourced. Wild seafood: Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), Ocean Wise (OW). Farmed seafood: Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP 1, 2, 3, or 4 stars). Seafood is sustainable and sourced locally through Off the Hook (Atlantic Canada's First Community Supported Fishery)
Vegan. Identifies foods that are made from plant-based foods only. Excludes: eggs, milk & dairy, honey, any other animal-derived ingredients.
Vegetarian. Identifies foods that fit a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet. Excludes: all meat, fish, and poultry. Include: eggs, milk, dairy, and honey.
Halal. Identifies meat that is certified as Halal