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Old 04-18-2013, 11:30 AM
 
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And you thought your chicken sandwich was being prepared according to Islamic law? Think again - sue the b__s! (... as long as McDonald's is paying, not the taxpayers).

'A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald's Corp. and members of Michigan's Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law.

Ahmed Ahmed, the Dearborn Heights man who represents plaintiffs in the class-action suit, claims he bought a chicken sandwich in September 2011 at the restaurant but found it wasn't halal.

Islam forbids consumption of pork, and God's name must be invoked before an animal providing meat for consumption is slaughtered.'

Deal approved in Muslims' suit against McDonald's
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:31 AM
 
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Good.

False advertising is illegal.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:33 AM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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Fine by me.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:33 AM
 
Location: A great city, by a Great Lake!
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And you thought your chicken sandwich was being prepared according to Islamic law? Think again - sue the b__s! (... as long as McDonald's is paying, not the taxpayers).

'A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald's Corp. and members of Michigan's Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law.

Ahmed Ahmed, the Dearborn Heights man who represents plaintiffs in the class-action suit, claims he bought a chicken sandwich in September 2011 at the restaurant but found it wasn't halal.

Islam forbids consumption of pork, and God's name must be invoked before an animal providing meat for consumption is slaughtered.'

Deal approved in Muslims' suit against McDonald's

Anyone who is smart enough knows that McDonald's has it's own brand. In knowing this, why wouldn't he look for a restaurant that may provide this option? If I'm McDonald's Corp, I'd fight this tooth and nail!
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:38 AM
 
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And you thought your chicken sandwich was being prepared according to Islamic law? Think again - sue the b__s! (... as long as McDonald's is paying, not the taxpayers).

'A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald's Corp. and members of Michigan's Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law.

Ahmed Ahmed, the Dearborn Heights man who represents plaintiffs in the class-action suit, claims he bought a chicken sandwich in September 2011 at the restaurant but found it wasn't halal.

Islam forbids consumption of pork, and God's name must be invoked before an animal providing meat for consumption is slaughtered.'

Deal approved in Muslims' suit against McDonald's
Your thread title is wrong.

In fact, you usually screw it up with stuff you have an agenda about.

"Ted Kazynski arrested for mailing packages" would be right up your alley.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:39 AM
 
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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If I'm McDonald's Corp, I'd fight this tooth and nail!
They'd lose. You can't advertise your food as being halal when it isn't.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:41 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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I guess it's cheaper than a bunch of restaurants going KABOOM.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:43 AM
 
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And you thought your chicken sandwich was being prepared according to Islamic law? Think again - sue the b__s! (... as long as McDonald's is paying, not the taxpayers).

'A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald's Corp. and members of Michigan's Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law.

Ahmed Ahmed, the Dearborn Heights man who represents plaintiffs in the class-action suit, claims he bought a chicken sandwich in September 2011 at the restaurant but found it wasn't halal.

Islam forbids consumption of pork, and God's name must be invoked before an animal providing meat for consumption is slaughtered.'

Deal approved in Muslims' suit against McDonald's
Yup - and if they advertised their products as "peanut free" when, in fact, they contained peanuts or peanut residue, they'd be looking at a lawsuit as well.

False advertising is against the law - it's considered lying, making false promises, defrauding customers, etc.

Do I understand correctly that your only issue with this is that evil Muslims were involved? Yeah, I figured...
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:45 AM
 
Location: Northern CA
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And you thought your chicken sandwich was being prepared according to Islamic law? Think again - sue the b__s! (... as long as McDonald's is paying, not the taxpayers).

'A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald's Corp. and members of Michigan's Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law.

Ahmed Ahmed, the Dearborn Heights man who represents plaintiffs in the class-action suit, claims he bought a chicken sandwich in September 2011 at the restaurant but found it wasn't halal.

Islam forbids consumption of pork, and God's name must be invoked before an animal providing meat for consumption is slaughtered.'

Deal approved in Muslims' suit against McDonald's
Why not, they were deceived by false advertising. Good for them.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:47 AM
 
Location: A great city, by a Great Lake!
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They'd lose. You can't advertise your food as being halal when it isn't.

Why should they advertise it in the first place?
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