August 11, 2016

UPDATE: Victory for Canadian beef patriots as Earls CEO officially apologizes

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Commentator

I have an update about Earls Restaurants and their dispute with Canadian farmers and the people who love them.

In late April, Earls Restaurants decided to move to something called 100% “certified humane” beef, which wasn’t anything more than a sticker provided by an American licensing cartel to farmers willing to pay a ransom.

This was pure virtue signalling to people with no comprehension of how farmers raise beef in Canada.

I don’t like when farmers are maligned and neither did many of you because my petition to boycott Earls in the wake of their decision grew to 12,000 signatures.

We also found that the beef Earls was using from its new American certified humane slaughterhouse, Creekstone Farms, was killed in the Islamic ritual manner, Halal. A Muslim man said a prayer over each animal before its throat was slit. That’s humane?

I hand delivered our petition to Earls Vancouver HQ and kept the boycott going strong.

Then cracks began to show.

Earls in Lethbridge admitted to a 30 per cent decrease in sales resulting in reduced staff hours and layoffs. Finally Earls announced that its Western Canadian locations were back using Canadian beef. We called off our boycott, not wanting to see more job losses or more businesses suffer.

Now Mo Jessa, the CEO of Earls, has officially apologized to Canadian beef producers at a conference in Calgary, saying t​he company won’t make the same mistake again.

You can’t malign Canadian farmers to morally preen to the Quinoa crowd. Earls discovered there are way more beef patriots than there are social justice foodies!

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commented 2016-08-14 17:51:00 -0400
He is lying through his teeth.

He is an evil islamic and he got caught.

Humanely raised beef was not the issue.

It was the halal kill and the halal fees that he wanted to collect.

This is not over.

He will do it again.

In the meantime the smoke screens he has opened by utilizing a built in automatic tip has become the topic.

His strategy is working well.

No media and no politician and no cattle organization – other than the Rebel has had the gonads to allow the halal fees to be brought into the open.

That money sponsors terror.

The Aussies just arrested the islamic who started the halal fee collections in Australia – for what you ask?

Sponsoring terrorism.

Never forget Earls is run by islamics – stay out – never spend a penny there.
commented 2016-08-14 13:07:29 -0400
He can apologize all he wants. After all of the lies and misinformation, I will never trust this company again and I will never patronize any of their restaurants. Before going out for dinner, I now sit down at my computer and check to see who controls the establishment that I’m going to. If it turns out that it is an Earl’s subsidiary, it’s off my list. I don’t care if they now serve Canadian beef. I don’t support any company that lies to me. Permanent boycott.
commented 2016-08-13 12:21:55 -0400
The islamic shake-down is growing exponentially with the introduction of more and more halal abattoirs to satiate the hunger for sacrificial meats. Halal slaughter bypasses the humane western technique of stunning the animal prior to killing it. Halal Sacrificial slaughter slices the animals throat while it is conscious . The animal slowly bleeds to death, in pain and extreme anxiety. In an halal abattoir only practicing muslim need apply for work, there is a fee for prayers by the imam on every cruelly sacrificed animal, prayers offered to the most benevolent the most merciful, and there are fees for halal certificates, all paid for by unsuspecting consumers……. quite a ludicrous ’ Shake-Down ’ for the islamic coffers !
Islam is controlling our meat industry except pork of course…. Islam is growing rich on the sharia-compliant sacrifice of animals and unsuspecting consumers pay for the privilege….. often because the halal abattoir is becoming the only source of meat… other than pork of course….
commented 2016-08-13 10:53:54 -0400
Better off going to Five Guys for take out and then mixing your own drinks at home. Better eating for sure and more economical.
commented 2016-08-13 08:58:05 -0400
Earls has lost my trust for good.
We have not eaten at Earls since halal slaughtering came into play with this story.
commented 2016-08-12 22:15:29 -0400
Awe how cute. Then Jason Kenny drives around a dodge that’s. It made in Canada and eats at original joes that only uses Mexican beef.
commented 2016-08-12 20:36:00 -0400
I spent my whole life supporting agencies and efforts to ensure that slaughter houses kill humanely, and then along comes the most barbaric, entirely unnecessary torture of animals in the name of ‘religion’ and we put up with this. Trudeau is severely bad for Canada…now he is dismantling our RCMP and is going to allow RCMP members who are not Canadian Citizens (watch Sharia law being imposed by RCMP members) and women to wear Muslim head wear …. Members will not be required to pass a physical condition exam.
Trudeau stated clearly in one of his pre-election speeches…‘you won’t recognize Canada’, yet the cowards that Canadians are becoming just ignore the message and what they are seeing with their own eyes.
commented 2016-08-12 20:28:49 -0400
Its not enough, even if Mo states he won’t be using any halal slaughtered meat or products, he has to prove it. For the sakes of the franchise owners I hope that can be done. I’m not prepared to take him at his word.
commented 2016-08-12 20:11:41 -0400
A division of the Muslim Association of Canada, is essentially in charge of Halal certification in Canada. Any certification agency is controlled by the Muslim Association of Canada (MAC), the main Muslim Brotherhood organization in Canada.
For the last ten years, MAC has been an important contributor to IRFAN-Canada, the Hamas fund collector in the country.

Where does anyone think the money gathered by the halal scheme goes to? It goes back into the Muslim community to mosques and to other questionable organizations with connections to terrorism. I don’t want to unwittingly fund Mosques even if they are ‘good’ Mosques and I definitely don’t want to fund terrorists groups.
commented 2016-08-12 19:40:34 -0400
You should be proud of yourself but it still doesn’t change my perspective. I still don’t go to Tim Hortons. I used to have a favourite donair shop until I saw a sign all of a sudden. “Halal donairs now available”. I didn’t protest, just walked away
commented 2016-08-12 17:49:09 -0400
@ Ken Hanson commented 4 hours ago
I (and most of the people I know) don’t give a shit about the hysterics over halal foods. What we care about is companies that take money out of the jurisdictions they operate in. My (our) boycott of earls is now permanent. They can change whatever they like and apologize as much as they like.
You should be worried about halal – the fees go to sponsor terror

Buying food that has paid the halal fee means you help their cause
commented 2016-08-12 16:51:18 -0400
JIM NORWOOD commented: “I still won’t go there. Ever hear of Taqiyya.”

commented 2016-08-12 16:24:19 -0400
When I saw this picture of him, his name and then 100% ‘certified humane’ beef…well, I didn’t have to actually listen to what Sheila said. Halal was the first word that came to mind!
But, will Earl’s now be using Canadian Halal beef? Will they be slaughtering them in Canada sharia style?
The public certainly do NOT know this or what halal really means.

Good for you Sheila. We appreciate you and everything you do.
commented 2016-08-12 13:51:16 -0400
I think Sheila needs to delve further into the food service chains, and expose those who are buying halal, and what companies are using this cruel method of torturing animals.
commented 2016-08-12 13:38:09 -0400
I wouldn’t believe anything that comes from his mouth. I just drive on by whenever I am looking to stop and eat. They had our business consistently since the first doors opened in Calgary. Islamization and creeping sharia continues when you buy from company sellouts. Too bad for the franchisees that bought in before this guy took control. Earl is dying a slow torturous death. Maybe he’ll understand what it’s like for animals that he supposedly cares so much about. Thanks Sheila. This stuff needs to be exposed over and over again, whether it is Earl’s or someone else taking our money for the religion of peace.
commented 2016-08-12 13:34:05 -0400
I (and most of the people I know) don’t give a shit about the hysterics over halal foods. What we care about is companies that take money out of the jurisdictions they operate in. My (our) boycott of earls is now permanent. They can change whatever they like and apologize as much as they like.
commented 2016-08-12 10:13:40 -0400
Ken Quick: agree completely. Halal slaughter is inhumane and cruel (as opposed to stunning the animal into unconsciousness first, which used to be standard practice in the West). If I have any say in the matter, I personally won’t touch the stuff; the trouble is, it’s not always possible to know when halal products are being used. We really could use regulations that require manufacturers to say on the packaging whether or not their product contains halal certified meat (or other items – it’s not just meat). There is a move on to do just that in the UK and Australia, I understand; we need it in Canada too, so people can decide for themselves what they wish to purchase.
commented 2016-08-12 10:07:28 -0400
“Mo” did not make a “mistake”. He planned a strategy that failed. That is just one more lie from Mo. I will still never eat at an Earls as long as it is owned by Mo or any other Muslim. As for the workers they can be hired by whoever puts him out of business. Personally I wouldn’t work there either.
commented 2016-08-12 10:03:11 -0400
The boycott should continue because it’s not (just) about the source of the meat, it’s the sickening cruel inhumane method of slaughter that the Halal ritual involves (i.e. they’re buying Alberta farmer’s beef, but having it slaughtered using Halal methods). If you don’t know how sickening Halal is, watch this video (if you can stomach it). Even if you don’t care about torturing animals to death, there are several studies linking the extreme amounts of adrenaline hormone in the meat (for the minutes of extremely painful & slow death of the animals) to human illnesses. Do you want to eat meat that might kill you? Lastly, the Halal ritual requires a fee be paid, a portion of which has been proven to go to support Jihadi terrorism.
commented 2016-08-12 09:15:30 -0400
I think it’s safe to say that any restaurant chain that has a Muslim at the head, is buying halal only. I’m not sure how they weasel their way into these positions, but if I owned a franchise, I would sell it before the fall out. I hope Sheila follows up on this because some Canadian farmers will buy into this disgusting method of slaughter, that is extremely cruel to animals, and I don’t want meat that has been prayed over by some demonic imam. The public need to be more aware of where our food is coming from, and who are the people making the calls. I suspect our out of touch PM, will make a call that all meat will be halal slaughtered.
commented 2016-08-12 07:47:04 -0400
“Mo Jessa”; actually his name is Mohamed Jessa. Hence the cows sacrificed to Allah by having their throats slit , ending up on the plates of Earl customers. I think I will pass on this restaurant in the future. What other antic will he try in the future?
commented 2016-08-12 02:48:47 -0400
Did they decide to drop the automatic 18% tip on every order as well? Tips are EARNED not deserved. I won’t visit them ever again and neither will anyone I do business with.
commented 2016-08-12 01:20:14 -0400
How did this clown ever become manager of a restaurant ?
commented 2016-08-12 00:53:59 -0400
You are apologizing after all the lies because you already have lost your clients! You have chosen someone that did so much damage on your establishment! But you did it to Canadians and you cheated on what you are serving. So again you hammered your own head!
commented 2016-08-12 00:52:15 -0400
Did Earls finally figure out that people who do not have jobs do not have that much to spend at expensive eateries? I will still not go there anyways.
commented 2016-08-12 00:42:05 -0400
No to halal. Its funny we can use a website used by halal fans to find out where not to eat.
commented 2016-08-11 23:59:51 -0400
They’ve shown their true colours. After a lifetime in Canada with it’s peace and prosperity, they turned on us the first change they got, then lied, lied again, and lied some more. He apologizing ‘cause business is still down, not because he cares what ppl think. I don’t know how anyone can go there knowing what we know now.
commented 2016-08-11 23:14:28 -0400
They have been insincere and proven to be untrustworthy. I will never patronize them again.
commented 2016-08-11 23:11:50 -0400
The Halal question isn’t being really addressed by the media. We know it’s a ponzy scheme and we know some of the proceeds are funnelled to terrorist organizations.
Will the beef Earls buys from Canadian beef producers be slaughtered sans Islam?Will Earls still get some of their meat and other products from their halal sources?
I think Earl’s name and reputation has been irreparably damaged, and will forever be avoided by anyone who knows anything about the halal method of slaughter, isn’t Muslim and is aware of what happens to some of the money collected. Its not a Canadian company anymore its an Islamic one. What do Canadians want with that? This is a perfect opportunity for a new restaurant chain to open up that Canadians can feel comfortable eating in and spending their money at. A truly non Halal establishment that can be trusted would do well and be great for the Canadian beef industry.
I don’t want people to be out of jobs and I don’t want Canadian beef producers to not have good outlets for large sales, but in my opinion Earls should close up shop, they are finished. It may be a slow and painful death for them just like their method of slaughtering their meat, but that remains to be seen.