USA: McDonald’s drops halal food from U.S. menu

The Muslim Issue

Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press 6:47 a.m. EDT June 24, 2013
After a contentious lawsuit, eatery yanks two chicken items at two Detroit-area locations popular with Muslims.

DETROIT — There have been only two McDonald’s restaurants in the U.S. that have offered halal food. Both were in east Dearborn, Mich., which has a sizable population of Arab-American Muslims.

But after a contentious lawsuit that accused the restaurant chain of selling non-halal items advertised as halal, McDonald’s has yanked its Halal Chicken McNuggets and Halal McChicken sandwiches off the menu. The move brings to an end a unique product that made the two McDonald’s restaurants popular with Muslims.

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