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(BBC)   "Halal" school cafeteria burger found to be 50% pork, surprising many that it contained any actual meat at all   (bbc.co.uk) divider line 382
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2013-05-10 11:39:15 AM  
I hope the people that are manufacturing and producing these burgers get their asses handed to them.
 
2013-05-10 11:40:07 AM  
People who do these kinds of things (usually for profits) are the worst type of people.
 
2013-05-10 11:43:45 AM  
At least it's not Chinese rat-burgers (advertised as lamb).

It happens everywhere and that's why I'm very suspicious of where my food comes from.
 
2013-05-10 11:46:07 AM  
It was all a lie!  They've been swinedled!
 
2013-05-10 11:48:32 AM  
I'm guessing Halality did not ensue.
 
2013-05-10 11:48:33 AM  
More like 'Ha! lol' burgers, amirite?
 
2013-05-10 11:59:55 AM  
i.imgur.com

You should have seen the beverages they were handing out.
 
2013-05-10 12:00:15 PM  
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2013-05-10 12:00:50 PM  

Somacandra: [i.imgur.com image 276x260]

You should have seen the beverages they were handing out.


Soooooo glad I went with the meat, therefore, no fist hath be shaken
 
2013-05-10 12:01:22 PM  
Sure, but we're talking about one charmin' motherfarkin' pig.
 
2013-05-10 12:04:41 PM  

Sybarite: Sure, but we're talking about one charmin' motherfarkin' pig.


i.imgur.com

Musta been 10 times as charming as that Arnold on Green Acres.

/ "Arnold Ziffel's Halal Butcher" is the name of my next band.
 
2013-05-10 12:13:04 PM  

Tatsuma: People who do these kinds of things (usually for profits) are the worst type of people.


It's hard to imagine how this could be a mistake. It's easy to imagine how this was done to increase profit. And knowing the meat was going to be labeled halal, it's also easy to imagine this being done out of hate.
 
2013-05-10 12:22:19 PM  
Well that's just offal
 
2013-05-10 12:24:40 PM  

Notabunny: It's hard to imagine how this could be a mistake. It's easy to imagine how this was done to increase profit. And knowing the meat was going to be labeled halal, it's also easy to imagine this being done out of hate.


Yeah, the mistake thing I don't buy, but frankly I don't think it's out of hatred either. Usually these things happen for one reason and one reason only: more profit.

'Oh you want these specifications, sure? I'm gonna use a substitute it for something cheaper, fark your beliefs I want more profit'
 
2013-05-10 12:27:19 PM  

NostroZ: At least it's not Chinese rat-burgers (advertised as lamb).

It happens everywhere and that's why I'm very suspicious of where my food comes from.


It's a worldwide problem, and it makes you wonder what ELSE is in there.  Horse meat and pork may have religious or social meaning to some, but as far as a health concern meat is meat.  Neither horse nor pork will kill you.  But if you aren't getting exactly what's advertised, it raises SERIOUS questions about the food supply chain in the world.
 
2013-05-10 12:33:06 PM  
UK meat that doesn't contain Horse?  WTF?
 
2013-05-10 12:34:28 PM  
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"There's quite a bit of meat in these gym mats"
 
2013-05-10 12:39:14 PM  

Tatsuma: Notabunny: It's hard to imagine how this could be a mistake. It's easy to imagine how this was done to increase profit. And knowing the meat was going to be labeled halal, it's also easy to imagine this being done out of hate.

Yeah, the mistake thing I don't buy, but frankly I don't think it's out of hatred either. Usually these things happen for one reason and one reason only: more profit.

'Oh you want these specifications, sure? I'm gonna use a substitute it for something cheaper, fark your beliefs I want more profit'


I agree.  I think the cafeteria would have been better off with a non-prophet supplier.
 
2013-05-10 12:40:09 PM  
More testicles means more iron
 
2013-05-10 12:42:44 PM  

nekom: It's a worldwide problem, and it makes you wonder what ELSE is in there. Horse meat and pork may have religious or social meaning to some, but as far as a health concern meat is meat. Neither horse nor pork will kill you. But if you aren't getting exactly what's advertised, it raises SERIOUS questions about the food supply chain in the world.


If you want to make sure that the meat you are buying is 100% beef or something similar, you just need to find a butcher that sells meat under reputable Kosher supervision. No way you will be getting horse or pork or anything like that.
 
2013-05-10 12:44:22 PM  

nekom: Horse meat and pork may have religious or social meaning to some, but as far as a health concern meat is meat.


i.imgur.com

Does Not Approve
 
2013-05-10 12:45:06 PM  
If it was hatred, they'd just stick in a tiny, tiny amount. Something barely detectable that they'd be able to say was an error if they got caught. But until then, they'd be stickin' it to the Moose Limbs without anyone knowing.

Fully half being pork? That's gotta be either ignorance, or a farkup.
 
2013-05-10 12:48:23 PM  
FTA: <i>Suleman Nagdi, from the Federation of Muslim Organisations, said: "For people, this is touching at the very tenet of their faith, the very heart of their faith.  There needs to be a criminal procedure against the company," he said. "At least it would bring some confidence into the community."</i>

No, I think civil procedure would be just fine in this instance.  Violating the tenets of a religion really doesn't strike me as ever being a criminal matter.
 
2013-05-10 12:52:35 PM  
That's a pretty horrible thing to do your fellow human being. However:

shifty lookin bleeder: More like 'Ha! lol' burgers, amirite?


This is the funniest damn thing I've read in a week.
 
2013-05-10 12:59:24 PM  
Burgers at school? That's a good lesson to be teaching future lard-asses.
 
2013-05-10 12:59:56 PM  

SphericalTime: FTA: <i>Suleman Nagdi, from the Federation of Muslim Organisations, said: "For people, this is touching at the very tenet of their faith, the very heart of their faith.  There needs to be a criminal procedure against the company," he said. "At least it would bring some confidence into the community."</i>

No, I think civil procedure would be just fine in this instance.  Violating the tenets of a religion really doesn't strike me as ever being a criminal matter.


But mislabeling product is a crime in the UK. He's invoking the religious angle to show the consequences of the crime.
 
2013-05-10 01:01:10 PM  

SphericalTime: Violating the tenets of a religion really doesn't strike me as ever being a criminal matter.


Could easily see it fall under hate crimes, harassment, etc..
 
2013-05-10 01:06:00 PM  
When I was in school, the food was barely edible, much less halal or kosher
 
2013-05-10 01:11:18 PM  

MaudlinMutantMollusk: When I was in school, the food was barely edible, much less halal or kosher


School lunches taught me that textured soy protein used as a filler in chili and hot dogs and hamburgers, etc. will cause me to go into anaphylactic shock. School lunches also taught me how to use an epipen. Good days. Good days.
 
2013-05-10 01:12:20 PM  

Notabunny: School lunches taught me that textured soy protein used as a filler in chili and hot dogs and hamburgers, etc. will cause me to go into anaphylactic shock. School lunches also taught me how to use an epipen. Good days. Good days.


Pam?
 
2013-05-10 01:13:33 PM  
i.imgur.com
one... last....bite.....
 
2013-05-10 01:13:54 PM  
THIS IS A SNOUTRAGE!
 
2013-05-10 01:15:03 PM  

SphericalTime: FTA: <i>Suleman Nagdi, from the Federation of Muslim Organisations, said: "For people, this is touching at the very tenet of their faith, the very heart of their faith.  There needs to be a criminal procedure against the company," he said. "At least it would bring some confidence into the community."</i>

No, I think civil procedure would be just fine in this instance.  Violating the tenets of a religion really doesn't strike me as ever being a criminal matter.


Mislabeling interstate commerce with the intent to defraud seems criminal to me.
 
2013-05-10 01:15:56 PM  
Mr Guy: interstate

Bah, It's Brits in'nit?
 
2013-05-10 01:16:30 PM  
I find Halal and Kosher chicken to be of very good quality.
 
2013-05-10 01:17:48 PM  

Tatsuma: SphericalTime: Violating the tenets of a religion really doesn't strike me as ever being a criminal matter.

Could easily see it fall under hate crimes, harassment, etc..


That's what I was thinking.
Somebody had to intentionally let this go out.
 
2013-05-10 01:18:50 PM  
Ah yes, religious dietary restrictions, a tenet of yore that has absolutely no basis in the real world...
 
2013-05-10 01:19:23 PM  
Might as well get the obligatory image posted...

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2013-05-10 01:20:14 PM  
If god dictates your diet, then maybe you should pack your own lunch.
 
2013-05-10 01:20:55 PM  

RottNDude: Ah yes, religious dietary restrictions, a tenet of yore that has absolutely no basis in the real world...


Therefore, fark them for wanting to abide by it while not forcing you to abide by them?

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2013-05-10 01:20:59 PM  
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"Looks like pork, Randy!"



/Obscure?
 
2013-05-10 01:21:26 PM  

BKITU: That's a pretty horrible thing to do your fellow human being. However:

shifty lookin bleeder: More like 'Ha! lol' burgers, amirite?

This is the funniest damn thing I've read in a week.


That and This...

Diogenes: THIS IS A SNOUTRAGE!

 
2013-05-10 01:21:41 PM  
Uterbraten?
 
2013-05-10 01:22:10 PM  
I have to drive all the way to Kemah and go to Tookie's to get a burger like that and they get then in school!
 
2013-05-10 01:22:40 PM  

Tatsuma: Notabunny: It's hard to imagine how this could be a mistake. It's easy to imagine how this was done to increase profit. And knowing the meat was going to be labeled halal, it's also easy to imagine this being done out of hate.

Yeah, the mistake thing I don't buy, but frankly I don't think it's out of hatred either. Usually these things happen for one reason and one reason only: more profit.

'Oh you want these specifications, sure? I'm gonna use a substitute it for something cheaper, fark your beliefs I want more profit'


No real reason it couldn't be both. I could easily see a narrow-minded real 'Murican getting his jollies knowing he was boosting his bottom line and sticking it to the Mooslins at the same time.
 
2013-05-10 01:23:35 PM  
Suleman Nagdi, from the Federation of Muslim Organisations, said: "For people, this is touching at the very tenet of their faith, the very heart of their faith.  There needs to be a criminal procedure against the company," he said. "At least it would bring some confidence into the community."

What I'd love to ask this guy is why a God cares about us eating pork? I can grasp the concept of a god that exists that judges our moral behaviour. You murder someone or fark your neighbour's wife, yeah, I can see how a god might see that as wrong, in a way that helping someone look for a lost dog isn't.

But what's wrong with pigs, as opposed to sheep or chickens? It's all a bit farking arbitrary for a superbeing, isn't it?
 
2013-05-10 01:24:08 PM  

KiltedBastich: No real reason it couldn't be both. I could easily see a narrow-minded real 'Murican getting his jollies knowing he was boosting his bottom line and sticking it to the Mooslins at the same time.


To clarify, yes, I know this is the UK. This was presented as a hypothetical.
 
2013-05-10 01:24:59 PM  

Nabb1: I'm guessing Halality did not ensue.


shifty lookin bleeder: More like 'Ha! lol' burgers, amirite?


I can't decided which one I like more.....
 
2013-05-10 01:25:08 PM  

KiltedBastich: No real reason it couldn't be both. I could easily see a narrow-minded real 'Murican getting his jollies knowing he was boosting his bottom line and sticking it to the Mooslins at the same time.


... you know you're obsessed when you blame the Tea Party for something that happened in England.
 
2013-05-10 01:25:09 PM  
So if it was goat meat, nobody would care?
 
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