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Sunday, 19 September 2010

Twickenham Stadium exposed in Halal meat scandal


Twickenham Stadium has been blasted in a Mail on Sunday Investigation which claims the popular sports venue only serves Halal chicken.

The MoS expose named a number of venues including Wembley and Twickenham that refuse to warm customers they are eating the specially prepared meat.

Halal is where the animal has its throat cut without being stunned first. Something animal welfare campaigners claim is inhumane, and not British.

Halal is the process used by Muslims, who are allowed to eat non- halal meat if there is not a halal version available.

A spokesman for Twickenham told the Mail's reporter Our consideration is more for those who want halal, to ensure they get it.

They claim they don't advertise the fact they sell it, because it has never been an issue.

The RSPCA maintains people have the right to know where their meat has come from and how it has been killed and cooked.

Jackie News has requested an interview from the Stadium and is awaiting an answer.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:51 pm  

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