Call to boycott halal food called a political stunt by halal certifiers
Halal certifiers say consumers, whatever their religion, have nothing to fear from halal.
One of the major halal Certifying bodies in Australia, the Islamic Coordinating Council says its role is to ensure food is prepared properly and hygienically, following Sharia law.
It comes as a Facebook page urges people to boycott halal certified products in Australia.
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