The Diversity Subcommittee of the Hudson Common Council is investigating the possibility of having halal foods served in the cafeterias of the Hudson City School District. "Halal" refers to foods that are permitted under Islamic law.

At the September meeting of the subcommittee, Alderwoman Alexis Keith, D-4th Ward, said some students go the whole day without food because of the lack of halal offerings.

"We have to do something," Alderman Abdus Miah, D-2nd Ward, said in response. "Halal is easy: ShopRite sells it."

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