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Muslim parents are being told not to allow their children to eat meat at schools that are supplied with food by Lancashire County Council.

The call comes amid fears by Lancashire Council of Mosques that LCC's latest suppliers of Halal products are not accredited by a certifying organisation that is in line with the Halal criteria adopted by the LCM in 2007.

Representatives from LCM visited one of the county's suppliers in the past,and were alarmed to discover a non-Muslim man slaughtering birds which were then labelled Halal.


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