posted on Nov, 19 2006 @ 11:25 AM
Muslim Halal meat is now being served at the American fast food chain - McDonalds - in some of their Australian locations. Halal meat is meat that
is blessed in accord with Islamic rules.
I have not heard of McDonalds offering any other specially blessed foods or meats - such as Kosher meals - at any time in it's history. It might
have. But I have not found information that says it was.
Customers who do not wish to purchase Halal Islamic blessed meat are told by management to go elsewhere for their hamburgers. Most customers are
unaware that they are eating the specially blessed meat. There is a small sign inside the building and drive-thru customers are not told at all.
I don't know if this is
1) An independently owned McDonalds that is going Islamic.
2 ) An attempt by the McDonalds corporation to feel out if they have a Halal market.
3 ) An attempt to buy the affections of terrorists by claiming that they are catering to Islamics.
4) A great business move.
5) A poor business move.
6) A conspiracy by those who own the McDonalds to kill off Muslims because they know fast food is REALLY BAD for you.
Seriously - Considering that McDonalds hasn't seen fit to cater to any other religious group I have to ask WHY are they doing this? Is it a test to
open markets in strict Islamic countries or is it something else? Aren't all McDonalds independently owned and operated? How much say does the
'mother corporation' have?
[edit on 11/19/2006 by FlyersFan]