In areas of large Muslim population, some chain restaurants are turning halal, which is a disturbing development. Because Islam is so picky, a restaurant that has Muslim food can`t have pork on the premises, so patrons have no choice in the matter.
KFC diner told `you can`t have bacon in your burger here - we`re now halal`, Daily Mail, March 25, 2010A diner was left fuming after a KFC restaurant took his favourite meal off the menu because it breached their new halal regulations.Alan Phillips was told he would have to travel five miles to another branch if he wanted the Big Daddy, a chicken burger, topped with bacon, cheese and salad.The branch, in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, is one of 86 KFC restaurants which is running trials of a scheme where they sell nothing other than halal meat.
It gets worse...
The meat must also be blessed in the name of Allah and cannot be kept on the same premises as banned substances including pork and alcohol.
The thought of any food "blessed in the name of Allah" is most unappetizing.In France, the fast-food chain Quick became halal in certain locations. Some French fellows mounted a unique protest in Lyon where the pigs came to the restaurant to declare their oppositionâ€¦