October 19, 2016

Islamic Malaysia to ban HOT DOGS because Muslim tourists are taking the name literally

StaffRebel Columnist

You can't make this up! Malaysia is banning hot dogs unless their name is changed.

According to Daily Mail, although hotdogs in the West are traditionally made of pork, in Malaysia they have have to be made of chicken in order to pass strict halal rules.

But now, Sirajuddin Suhaimee, director of the halal division of the Department of Islamic Development, says tourists from other Islamic countries are taking offense to the name and have taken then literally.

He said, “Any halal products that make consumers confused, we have to change.”

“In Islam, dogs are considered unclean and the name cannot be related to halal certification,” he added.

US pretzel chain Auntie Anne's, which has 45 outlets in Malaysia, says it wouldn't have an issue with renaming its pretzel dogs to avoid confusion.

Mail Online does say that the rise of increasingly zealous Islam is unpopular with Malaysia's sizeable Chinese minority.

One might say strict followers of Islam are barking up the wrong tree.

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commented 2016-10-20 04:54:12 -0400
Ontario is removing “mother” and “father” from the laws of the province. I guess Sirajuddin Suhaimee and Wynne have such in common.
commented 2016-10-20 01:42:57 -0400
But then what will Penson use to pretend that Justin is in bed with him.
commented 2016-10-19 20:44:39 -0400
I think if the Chinese are worried, they might say strict followers of Islam are barking up the Wong tree. (Sorry. I just couldn’t restrain myself.)
commented 2016-10-19 16:55:13 -0400
Whatever the Muslim want Muslims get . They feel they need to be acccomodated and of course they do
commented 2016-10-19 15:46:46 -0400
Typically Muslim stupidity . I can’t figure out why they think dogs are unclean since they wipe their ass with their left hand, even if TP is available and they eat with their fingers from a communal plate usually on the floor. Their washing before prayers involves using water only , no soap. It was reported in Europe that a full 10% of refuges have latent tuberculosis which can progress to active TB. They also have a huge STD problem because they don’t believe in any type of birth control including condoms.
A dog won’t pass any disease to you but I couldn’t say that about these refugees.
commented 2016-10-19 13:56:33 -0400
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 32,011 Attacks, 203,458 Killed, 284,943 Injured that we know of
commented 2016-10-19 13:33:52 -0400
Being a Christian sadly doesn’t inoculate one from being uninformed.
commented 2016-10-19 13:04:02 -0400
commented 2016-10-19 13:03:39 -0400
Well, it is islam – that says it all.
commented 2016-10-19 12:37:31 -0400
How about weiners or frankfurters?
I’m sure the renaming will come to Canada soon too. We wouldn’t want to offend those poor Islamic snowflakes, would we?
Heck, let’s just start banning all dogs and pigs now. “Diversity is our strength” says JT