Reference 2018-711

REF:           2018-711

Subject:       Halal meat

 

Request:

  1. Has in-house catering (e.g. staff or public cafeteria etc.) ever included halal meat?
  2. Whenever the catering has included halal meat, was it always labelled as such?
  3. Whenever the catering has included halal meat, was there always a separate meat option for people who do not wish to eat halal meat?
  4. Was halal meat from animals that have not been stunned before slaughter ever served? (NB: halal meat certified by HMC is never stunned before slaughter)
  5. If the halal meat was from animals that have not been stunned before slaughter, was it clearly labelled as such?

 

 

 

Response:

1. Has in-house catering (e.g. staff or public cafeteria etc.) ever included halal meat? Yes, we use a reputable company for pre prepared food which is always labelled and has the relevant signage.
2. Whenever the catering has included halal meat, was it always labelled as such? Yes
3. Whenever the catering has included halal meat, was there always a separate meat option for people who do not wish to eat halal meat? Yes
4. Was halal meat from animals that have not been stunned before slaughter ever served? (NB: halal meat certified by HMC is never stunned before slaughter) No
5. If the halal meat was from animals that have not been stunned before slaughter, was it clearly labelled as such? N/A