Muslims fed pork in China

2013-12-16 01:14:26 | Al Muslim News
Muslims fed pork in China

 

Muslims in the Shaanxi are furious after the media reports that what they believed were halal beef products were actually pork. Police of Xi’an, the capital of China’s Shaanxi province, have seized more than 20 thousand KG of pork which was being sold as halal beef product to Muslims. Chemicals such as paraffin wax and industrial salts were used on it to make look like as beef. Media reports says that the factory have sold between up to 2,000 kg to local markets. A police statement revealed that the factory processed the pork at night and sold it as beef the next day. This news has infuriated Muslims in the region who bought the meat believing it was halal food. Islam forbids Muslims from eating pork and other non-halal food. Scandals like this are not at all uncommon in China. Earlier this year the Medical Daily said that 904 people were arrested for "meat-related offences". According to China's public security ministry. more than 22 meat products were found to have E. coli levels that "seriously exceeded standards"..

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