Skip to comments.'Back-door Shariah' has Americans eating halal meat
Posted on 08/14/2016 4:28:54 PM PDT by Ray76
Anti-Shariah activist Pamela Gellers campaign to get halal meat labeled on American supermarket shelves has been sent down the memory hole by the federal government.
Geller started a petition drive in November 2011 with the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service seeking to have halal meat which is ritually slaughtered in the presence of an imam to make it suitable for Muslims to consume labeled as such.
It was only fair, she said. Kosher meat, which is blessed by a rabbi before slaughter, is labeled on store shelves so why not halal meat?
More than four years later she says her petition has been quietly removed from the FSIS website without explanation.
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See Costco’s chicken. Read the labels.
lay package of bacon on top of costco’s chicken
Think I’m pretty safe with Spam
Be sure. Eat Bacon.
Halal pork for me!
I would like to have it labeled also, and I am a little confused that it is not being labeled. Don’t the Muslims WANT to know if it is halal or not? Weird. I’d never buy it, on principle.
That’s what they are afraid of. Once they label it no one will buy it.
I remember my mom telling me 50 years ago that halal meat was better for you because of the way it was butchered. Has nothing to do with religion, everything to do with butchery method.
As I understand it, if an item is labelled “kosher”, Muslims may consume it as if it is halal (at least, in the case of military MREs). But if meat is labelled “halal”, then, it is not automatically kosher?
I don’t know.
I always look for the kosher symbol on food when I buy it.
I would think that halal food would be labelled for the simple fact that it would signal to Muslims to buy it, when they might not buy it otherwise. I.e., it would be labelled for the purpose of increasing sales.
Meh, I eat kosher food too. Kosher is always halal as well, since their rules are stricter.
You are correct!
According to the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America “Meat and poultry should be processed according to Islamic requirements. This is commonly referred to as Zabiha or Dhabiha. Zabiha refers to slaughtering of an animal or bird by a Muslim according to Islamic requirements.” http://www.ifanca.org/Pages/staticwebpages.aspx?page=whatisHalal
Zabiha/Dhabiha - “The procedure is as follows: the animal must be slaughtered by a Muslim. The animal should be put down on the ground (or held it if it is small) and its throat should be slit with a very sharp knife to make sure that the 3 main blood vessels are cut. While cutting the throat of the animal (without severing it), the person must pronounce the name of Allah or recite a blessing called the Tasmiyya or Shahadah” http://www.eat-halal.com/zabiha/
The animal must be facing Mecca http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/ocp/Disclousers/Halal-Disclosure-Slaughterhouse-Cattle-Goats-Sheep-Lambs.pdf
As if some human blessing a butchered animal has any weight at all.
It’s a wonder some people can feed themselves.
I always insist on halal pork chops.
Eat tortured animal meat -kosher.
Kosher not prayed over, halal requires prayer to allah during slaughter
Can a Muslim be a ham, or would he have to be a halal radio operator? (73 de KF4MA)
A year ago I read that in the UK there is no such thing as commercially-sold, NON-Halal meat..!
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