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Millions are eating halal food without knowing it: How big brand shops and restaurants sell…
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 02:00 EST, 8 May 2014 | Sean Poulter, Guy Adams and Mario Ledwith

Posted on 05/08/2014 1:14:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Supermarkets and restaurant chains are selling halal meat to millions of customers without telling them.

The switch to slaughtering animals in line with Islamic ritual saves money because the end product can be eaten by Muslims and non-Muslims alike.

More than 70 percent of all New Zealand lamb in supermarkets is from halal abattoirs—a fact not stated on labeling. Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose and Marks & Spencer all confirmed yesterday they sell the imported meat. …

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Food; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: corporateliberalism; dhimmitude; halal; islamicimperialism; islamiclaw; kufirneednotapply; muslimwholesalers; rop; sharia
Full Daily Mail title:
Millions are eating halal food without knowing it: How big brand shops and restaurants sell ritually slaughtered meat—but don’t label it
Doesn’t matter to them if it may offend the sensibilities of anyone who might not want to eat meat with Allah’s name invoked over it. Sharia and dhimmitude is all.
1 posted on 05/08/2014 1:14:14 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Ohhhh, the symbolism of it all...


2 posted on 05/08/2014 1:58:57 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: All

“More than 70 percent of all New Zealand lamb in supermarkets is from halal abattoirs—a fact not stated on labeling”

so I guess i’m missing something. if a non muslim doesn’t know how its slaughtered how would a muslim?


3 posted on 05/08/2014 1:59:48 AM PDT by willywill
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To: Olog-hai

I’ve heard that eating halal food makes you want to slaughter Christians and Jews. Is that true?


4 posted on 05/08/2014 2:05:17 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Olog-hai

To me, this is the ideological equivalent of adding pork products to food served and sold to Muslims.

A company that performs incantations of the Devil over my food is a company that I do not trust to provide safe, CLEAN food.

I’d love to be on a jury hearing a trial about this. I’d cut them a new ‘halal’ a$$hole.


5 posted on 05/08/2014 2:43:27 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: Olog-hai
Halal foods are foods that Muslims are allowed to eat or drink under Islamic Shariʻah. The criteria specify both what foods are allowed, and how the food must be prepared. The foods addressed are mostly types of meat and animal tissue.

The most common example of non-halal (or haraam) food is pork. While pork is the only meat that cannot be eaten by Muslims at all (due to historically, culturally, and religiously perceived hygienic concerns), foods other than pork can also be haraam. The criteria for non-pork items include their source, the cause of the animal's death, and how it was processed.

The food must come from a supplier that uses halal practices. Specifically, the slaughter must be performed by a Muslim, who must precede the slaughter by invoking the name of Allah, most commonly by saying "Bismillah" ("In the name of God") and then three times "Allahu akbar" (God is the greatest). Then, the animal must be slaughtered with a sharp knife by cutting the throat, windpipe and the blood vessels in the neck, causing the animal’s death without cutting the spinal cord. Lastly, the blood from the veins must be drained.

Muslims must also ensure that all foods (particularly processed foods), as well as non-food items like cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, are halal. Frequently, these products contain animal by-products or other ingredients that are not permissible for Muslims to eat or use on their bodies. Explicitly forbidden

A variety of substances are considered as harmful (haraam) for humans to consume and, therefore, forbidden as per various Qurʼanic verses:

Pork.

Animals slaughtered in the name of anyone but "Allah". All that has been dedicated or offered in sacrifice to an idolatrous altar or saint or a person considered to be "divine".

Carrion (carcasses of dead animals).

An animal that has been strangled, beaten (to death), killed by a fall, gored (to death), or savaged by a beast of prey (unless finished off by a human).

Blood.

Food over which Allah's name is not pronounced.

Alcoholic beverages

These verses also have information regarding halal foods: 2:173, 5:5, and 6:118-119, 121.
6 posted on 05/08/2014 2:58:02 AM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: willywill

Hear it on the grapevine?


7 posted on 05/08/2014 3:08:32 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Dallas59

So halal is essentially kosher, but with the name of their false god invoked to ensure nobody accuses them of “eating Jewish”?

I have no problem eating Jewish. All the laws God gave to the Jews were for their benefit, dietary laws included.


8 posted on 05/08/2014 4:18:37 AM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: Olog-hai

Animal rights people have enough brains to not attempt to take on Islam on this issue...especially since they’re pretty much working together on just about everything else.


9 posted on 05/08/2014 4:41:19 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Olog-hai

NP. I’m Catholic and have been eating Hebrew National hot dogs for years.


10 posted on 05/08/2014 4:55:13 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: traderrob6
I’m Catholic and have been eating Hebrew National hot dogs for years.

Me too, they are the best.

11 posted on 05/08/2014 4:58:11 AM PDT by mware
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To: traderrob6; mware

The best hotdogs ever! Just discovered them.

Applegate natural hotdogs;

http://www.applegate.com/products/natural-uncured-beef-hot-dog


12 posted on 05/08/2014 5:16:21 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Thanks, I’ll give them a try.


13 posted on 05/08/2014 5:25:26 AM PDT by mware
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Applegate are the best!


14 posted on 05/08/2014 5:25:31 AM PDT by conservative cat
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To: conservative cat

I was actually surprised at how much better than Nathan’s the Applegate dogs are.


15 posted on 05/08/2014 5:31:23 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: traderrob6

They’re the best but Hebrew National dogs are SO expensive!

Guess anything that’s all beef is, these days.


16 posted on 05/08/2014 5:34:59 AM PDT by elcid1970
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To: willywill

so I guess i’m missing something. if a non muslim doesn’t know how its slaughtered how would a muslim?
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TWO thumbs up for that observation!


17 posted on 05/08/2014 5:35:26 AM PDT by octex
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To: elcid1970

You pegged it. with the drop in production, the cost of fuel, labor, etc. Even Ground Round which is 97% lean, is $5 a lb at a Navy Commissary. Steaks are out the roof price wise. Cheapest item is a whole chicken. Cut up it cost more.

Even luncheon meats, Brats, smoked sausage, are up in price. Milk has gone to name brand and thus cost more than the local grocery store brand. Both come from the SAME dairy. Just different labels.

Cereal has jumped to $4-5 a box. Coffee has jumped $2 a large can. Tea has made a slower jump in price. Eggs are higher, too about .50 a dozen.

This is Navy Base Commissary, Millington, TN. I am sure the prices are different in bases around the country. Hawaii being the highest as most things are imported.


18 posted on 05/08/2014 5:44:50 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep yGooour promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: Olog-hai

OK, here’s the question that sets the standard: Would we be just as offended if we were unknowingly eating Kosher meat? Or if a Shaman was shaking rattles and thanking the spirit of the dead chicken for giving us protein? We don’t believe those things affect us, right? No harm, no foul.

That said, let me repeat for the umpteenth time: Islam is NOT a religion. It is a socio-political system masquerading as a religion.


19 posted on 05/08/2014 5:51:17 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: traderrob6; All
same here; a bit pricey, but good
...if given a choice..Jewish practice.

20 posted on 05/08/2014 5:52:10 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? :-)
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To: Olog-hai

Frankly when I dig into some meat I don’t particularly care how it was killed.


21 posted on 05/08/2014 6:12:32 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: BobL

“Animal rights people have enough brains to not attempt to take on Islam on this issue...especially since they’re pretty much working together on just about everything else.”

Yeah but I seriously doubt that Muslims are in on creating a roadside memorial for those turkeys that were killed on the highway a few days ago.


22 posted on 05/08/2014 8:07:53 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: willywill

They would hear it through their imams. After all, they have to supervise.


23 posted on 05/08/2014 10:44:47 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Seems to me that these companies are all engaged in discrimination by ONLY buying their meats from Islamist food wholesalers.


24 posted on 05/08/2014 11:25:42 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: a fool in paradise

Dhimmitude is automatically discrimination. It’s only in “Islamic republics” that you’re supposed to assume that all meat consumed is halal.


25 posted on 05/08/2014 11:28:16 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai; GeronL

Devil’s advocate, are homosexuals allowed to work at these wholesellers that provide the halal meats?


26 posted on 05/08/2014 11:29:54 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: a fool in paradise

Lolz


27 posted on 05/08/2014 11:50:52 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL
I just want to sit back and watch that unfold...


28 posted on 05/08/2014 11:57:57 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: a fool in paradise

Bump


29 posted on 05/08/2014 12:06:24 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

What if Christians began avoiding halal food en masse?


30 posted on 05/08/2014 12:07:07 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

I think that Christians should say a Christian blessing over any food that they suspect as being halal. And then add bacon:-)


31 posted on 05/08/2014 7:46:55 PM PDT by toothfairy86
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To: toothfairy86

Yes!!


32 posted on 05/08/2014 7:50:25 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Applegate has good bacon, too!


33 posted on 05/09/2014 11:44:48 PM PDT by conservative cat
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