Friday, August 14, 2009

Town Hall wants tougher controls on Halal meat

East London Advertiser:TIGHTER controls on Halal meat are being looked into by public health officials in London’s East End.

A campaign for new standards may soon be under way by Tower Hamlets Council which covers an area with a high proportion of Muslims in the population.

The Government’s Meat Hygiene Service has the responsibility for the slaughter and quality of all meat sold in Britain.

But the remit does not extend to religious issues relating to slaughter such as Muslim Halal or Jewish Kosher produce...REad More

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