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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Local US Farmers Cater to Muslim Traditions:

VOAvideo | October 01, 2010 - Many Muslim-Americans have often had difficulty finding Halal-certified meat, or meat slaughtered in according to Islamic tradition, in their local grocery stores. Sometimes, they have resorted to buying whole goats or lambs on farms and slaughtering them on-site themselves, in accordance with tradition. But this is illegal in many parts of the United States. Realizing the growing Muslim market in the US, some American farmers are opening legal halal-certified slaughterhouses with great success. Jeff Swicord reports


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