Danish Vegetarian Organisation takes hospital to high court after woman gets limited vegan meal

The Danish Vegetarian Organisation is suing a Copenhagen hospital for not providing vegan meals. The case is going to the High Court.

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In 2020, Mette Rasmussen gave birth in the Hvidovre hospital, where she stayed as intramural patient. As a vegan, she requested an adjusted meal. She got shortbread, rice, lettuce and root vegetables – not a proper vegan meal, according to her. “I was worried about my food, while other hospital patients could concentrate on their healing, […]


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