McDonald’s signs read “99 billion served”. Some say “billions and billions served”. Which shows that they do their best to serve EVERYBODY!
But now they will no longer offer halal–the slaugter and/or preparation of animals and meat in the manner prescribed by Islamic law–foods at the Dearborn, Michigan, location; which is one of only two in the country that offer halal food on their menu, according to MSNBC.
The city of Dearborn is 41 percent Arab American and the decision came down after the franchise had to shell out $700,000 in a settlement to Ahmed Ahmed in April, because he claimed that the location had not always served them halal foods. His attorney, Majed Moughni, was able to prove that the location was selling “fake halal chicken sandwiches.” They have now decided to focus on the “national core” menu instead of any exceptions for this community. Both of the locations offering halal foods are in Dearborn.
This is all news to us because we had no idea that there were McDonald’s making accommodations of this nature for populations based on their religion. Now, who do you think eats the most McDonald’s and are included in a lot of their commercials? Well, it doesn’t matter, because we’ve missed the opportunity to get additions made to the menu.