halal is ritually islamic slaughtered food. animals, as long as they are not considered "dirty/haram" by mohammed, are not stunned while they slit up their throat and artery, killing the animal in a very cruel way, increasing the level of bacteria as well. it started last month, when a french fast food chain called quick decided to serve only halal food, for marketing and cost efficiency reasons. very soon after this many british primary schools decided to do the same. then brits had to find out they were already eating halal meat in football stadiums and in hospitals, without being told. at KFC you were no longer served bacon. yesterday in the news, most supermarkets in the uk sell secretly halal meat. furthermore, 70% of all meat from new zealand is halal without a label. the scandinavian airline SAS has announced there will be no more different menus, only halal, for muslims and all non-muslims, anyone. the catering group? gategroup, which serve british airways and united airlines as well. so if you fly with united airlines or have meat from new zealand, you are probably already eating halal ..