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Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
13/07/2018
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

A council has banned meat from animals that have not been stunned from council-supplied school meals, prompting accusations of Islamophobia and antisemitism. Lancashire county council voted on Thursday to stop providing halal meat to council establishments unless animals were stunned before slaughtered. The decision ignored the result of a public consultation in which  strongly disagreed with the proposal. About 8,545 people filled in a questionnaire earlier of which about 2,000 were pro-forma responses that used a template provided by the Lancashire Council of Mosques (LCM). Nine out of 10 Muslims who responded were against the move, saying that stunning animals before slaughter is against .