MCDONALD'S is a fast food favourite around the world.
But is it halal? Here's all you need to know…
Is McDonald's halal?
No McDonald’s food in the UK is Halal.
However in other countries where the majority of people are muslim, McDonald’s has Halal menu.
On the McDonald’s UK website the company says they have no current plans to introduce Halal food to the menu at any British McDonald's restaurant.
Halal food is that which adheres to Islamic law, as defined in the Koran
Why doesn't McDonald's offer halal food?
A spokesperson for the fast food giant has revealed why UK McDonald’s does not offer halal food.
They said: “We have, in fact, conducted a Halal trial in a restaurant in Southall.
“We learnt that Halal certified food is popular with only a very small percentage of our customers, and to offer it in all our restaurants would require significant changes to our kitchen procedures and supply chain.
“As a result, we decided against offering Halal food in the U.K. for the time being.”
Which countries offer McDonald's halal food?
Several majority muslim countries have certified halal McDonald’s.
This is the case in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi locations serve the Spicy McChicken, McArabia, and the Big Tasty, the latter of which is also available in some European locations.
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