Posted by: becketfund | February 18, 2010

France: Politicians Object to Restaurant Chain Serving only Halal Meat

PARIS – A fast food chain’s decision to serve only halal meat in eight restaurants with a strong Muslim clientele has sparked a wave of criticism from politicians, Reuters reported on February 18.  A far-right leader said the 350-branch Quick chain was imposing “an Islamic tax” on its customers, while a Socialist mayor has threatened a lawsuit for discrimination against customers who do not want to eat according to Muslim dietary laws.

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