France Schools trash chocolate mousse tainted with pork

The Local 7 December 2012

A furious municipal councillor in Le Havre has demanded an inquiry after 8,500 servings of chocolate mousse were thrown away by cafeterias at 67 schools in the region around the city.

The desserts, destined for students at primary and elementary schools, were discarded last week because they contained pork gelatin, according to reports.

The measure was taken at the last minute due to concerns raised by kitchen staff about the use of pork products, which are proscribed by several religions, AFP said.
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