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Muslims Boycott School Dinners Because Halal Meat is Banned

Source Daily Mail ‘Thousands of Muslims are expected to boycott school meals in a county after its council became Britain’s first to ban halal beef and lamb from unstunned animals. ‘Some 27 schools across Lancashire serve meat from halal suppliers that do not stun animals before slaughter, including Church of England and Catholic schools. ‘Abdul Qureshi, chairman of Lancashire Council of Mosques, had said last month that Muslims would boycott school meals if the council banned non-stunned meat. ‘Mr Driver exempted poultry from the ban because stunning chickens ...

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