Just wondering why people boycott certain foods or products because if halal certified. Halal certification, which indicates that products have been processed and prepared according to Islamic guidelines, is required for export to most markets … Boycott Halal Certified products in the UK Boycott halal is about freedom of choice. Many products are listed on Halal Square by the halal authorities & many are Unlabelled, yet Halal Certified. It is absolutely OUTRAGEOUS. I would prefer all of these animals were stunned, but if you care more about religious preferences than kindness and humanity then of course iabu and over sensitive. Boycott Halal a besoin de votre aide pour sa pétition “Coles CEO John Durkan: We boycott Coles until Conventional Meat is the norm and clearly labelled.”. I don't eat meat and I boycott places that serve halal. I've been boycotting celery for over 30 years and it's still bloody everywhere. I'm not Muslim, but I find it infuriating that these methods of slaughter are just referred to as 'halal' as if animals would be stroked to sleep without it.These methods are widespread and predominantly due to high demand for low cost. or just spout sound bites? Boycott who you like, but theres a hellish world of animal abuse going on in farms that produce cheap meat. It's a swift, humane form of death. halal is usually an easy scapegoat/target for people who wish that they could be a bit more open about their mistrust of other cultures, under the guise of animal welfare. In 2003, Mr Khan was caught up in a legal battle for control of halal certification profits from the Supreme Islamic Council of Halal Meat in Australia when his former supporters accused him of siphoning more than $1 million into his own charities and Al Faisal College, in Sydney’s west, where he is director. It is whether chickens should be slaughtered this way at all.So if you really care about animal welfare, buy organic, buy local and buy from producers who care about the life AND death the animals have had before they become your meal. Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox, www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/food/article4333133.ece. Halal Fast Food Outlets welcome to Nando's worldwide. Calls for Muslims to boycott halal meat during weekends in July appear to have fallen on deaf ears. Calls have been made for a boycott of school meals in Lancashire after councillors voted to ban unstunned halal meat from its kitchens. Coles sells a range of Australian beef, chicken and lamb which are prepared to Islamic halal specifications. pakmeccameats.co.uk/Promotion of the non-stun method in slaughter, the BVA have reported on this. Less than three percent of the population seeks to run the nation. My understanding is that stunning in the larger abattoirs isn't always very effective.But if you feel strongly about it - yes go ahead and boycott. How are you going to decide which shops are Halal meat free? Coles Chicken Their PR says they are not halal certified, however you need to ask who supplies their chicken as in many cases it comes from Baiada, Steggles, Ingham, etc which all have halal certification... despite being RSPCA Approved! To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. There's halal supplier stickers on halal shops. Can you explain? 'Humane slaughter' is an oxymoron.Animals are rarely properly stunned before slaughter,those who are often start to regain consciousness before being killed. Usually thus means all the value ranges in supermarkets and an awful lot of the chicken on sale. Time for businesses to choose—placate a minority or serve the majority! I was going to suggest local butchers where they can tell you where the meat comes from but of course you don't need meat so that's not relevant!I suppose as others have suggested you could just buy all your food at local shops which don't sell meat at all. Coles stole Christmas!”, they also called for a boycott of Coles during the holiday season. Just to be clear, it's not halal meat you need to boycott, it's any meat where you disagree with the slaughter methods. They have an irrational hatred of things that are different combined with a woefully flawed understanding of reality. BOYCOTT these 26 ALDI products listed on Halal Square That Halal Square website is worth exploring - See Link at the end. I am upset though that a cruel method of slaughter is being used for religious reasons, it makes no difference to the taste of the meat if the animal has been stunned. Often the halal status of a company is hidden, every time you purchase a halal certified product, you make a small donation to a religion that you might not want to be part of and the end beneficiary of this money is yet to be disclosed. www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/food/article4333133.eceI don't eat meat and am aware that a lot of meat in this country has been produced with dubious animal welfare standards, but for halal abattoirs to trade on the fact that their meat is 'stun free' ie the animal dies in panic and agony and they promote this, seems very wrong to me.The British Veterinary Association objects to it too. Hatred for halal over the rest of the meat industry which is equally cruel is just racism. Not all Halal meat is unstunned, so I don't understand your rationale for boycotting Halal. I drunkenly ordered this bag last night and I only just remembered that I did that, DS’s school to teach abstinence education, To feel crap about gender scan? Do you eat eggs? 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