Halal meat row: faith leaders call for clear food labelling
Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders call for clear labelling on food packaging amid claims shoppers are being "duped" by being sold halal meat without their knowledge
Shoppers must be told exactly how animals have been killed through clear labelling on food packaging, religious leaders have said.
In a letter to the Telegraph faith leaders suggest all menus and packets should specify how animals have been slaughtered, including for products that are not kosher or halal.
Their intervention follows disclosures that diners have been unknowingly served halal chicken in Pizza Express and other restaurants.
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