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Halal Meals In French Schools: Court Rules In Favor of Chalon-Sur-Saone Mayor’s Plan To Eliminate Non-Pork Alternatives For Muslim, Jewish Students

A French court ruled Thursday in favor of a mayor of a town in eastern France who abolished required non-pork alternatives in school cafeterias

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A French court ruled Thursday in favor of the mayor of a town in in eastern France in a case over non-pork alternatives in school cafeterias. The case was launched by the Muslim Defense League after Gilles Platret,  the mayor of Chalon-Sur-Saone, which is near Dijon, France, announced in March that students would no longer be guaranteed a non-pork option at lunchtime for the coming school year.

France has been offering non-pork alternatives in public school cafeterias since 1984, and Platret’s decision to get rid of the option sparked debate that spread far beyond the borders of his town. Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem said Platret’s decree would have the effect of “taking children hostage.”

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International Business Times,  ibtimes, By Jess McHugh
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