Malaysia renames hot dogs because there’s no dog meat in hot dogs

Malaysia renames hot dogs because there’s no dog meat in hot dogs
 

Hot dogs – or at least the name – will soon be off the menu for a US fast food chain selling the popular snack in Malaysia.
Auntie Anne’s has been told by Islamic authorities that its popular pretzel dog, which contains no dog meat, has to be renamed as it is confusing for Muslim customers.
The Malaysian Islamic Development Department has told the company to banish the word ‘dog’ from its menu and suggested that the frankfurter wrapped in a pretzel be called pretzel sausage as part of conditions to obtain halal certification based on Islamic dietary laws.
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19 October 2016 in Hot News, Views: 34
Source: Metro
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