Tough cut: UK school fires dinner lady for accidentally serving non-Halal meal
Birmingham City Council has apologized and a dinner lady has been sacked after an investigation confirmed that non-Halal meat was served to Muslims on a single occasion at one school. This is the latest chapter of the Halal Wars in UK schools.
The investigation was launched after it was discovered that on December 12 last year, meat not prepared in accordance with Muslim customs, was dished out at the 1,400-pupil state-run Moseley School, where normally only Halal meat is served.
"We of course apologise for any concerns this has caused,” said a Thursday statement from the City Council, which provides catering for the school. (continue reading...)