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Council scraps its ban of Halal meat.

Council scraps its ban of Halal meat.

A council has scrapped its controversial plan to ban unstunned halal meat from schools. Last October, Lancashire County Council voted to stop allowing schools to serve kids ‘halal’ lamb and beef – but not poultry. The ban was prompted by Concillor Geoff Driver, who branded the religious slaughter method ‘cruel’. The harrowing psychological toll of slaughterhouse work However, the ban sparked a major backlash from the county’s Muslim community, with many calling for a boycott of school meals.

 

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