Islam Expert Drops Bombshell on Meat Industry… Guess What’s in Your Freezer Right Now

According to Pamela Geller, a conservative activist and expert on Islam, much of the meat purchased in grocery stores by everyday Americans happens to be halal.

“A great deal of meat sold in this country is halal but is not labeled is such,” she wrote for her website, PamelaGeller.com. “It’s a scandal — but an established practice: meat packers generally do not separate halal meat from non-halal meat, and do not label halal meat as such.”

Halal refers to an Islamic form of animal slaughtering that involves killing the beast by cutting its jugular vein, carotid artery and windpipe, according to the BBC News. Some people dislike this form of animal slaughtering for a variety of reasons, and as such, Geller believes halal meat should be labeled.

“This is strictly a false labeling and consumer choice issue,” she argued. “Religious people — Jews, Muslims, and others — should have the freedom to have meat and poultry products produced in a way that meets their needs.”

Likewise, those consumers who prefer not to consume ritually slaughtered meat should “have a right to sufficient labeling information,” she added.

So in 2012, Geller’s organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative, filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, asking that a regulation be implemented requiring that halal meat be labeled. It seemed fair, since kosher meat is also labeled.

Four years have passed since the petition was filed, yet halal meat still remains unlabeled across America. Additionally, Geller’s petition was reportedly removed from the FSIS website. Why? One word: Islamophobia.

President Barack Obama’s administration has likely been stonewalling Geller’s petition because it worries about being perceived as Islamophobic.

The problem with this is that by putting the feelings of Muslims over the concerns of everybody else, the administration has made itself look like advocates for Islamic supremacy …

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Robert Amnor (born 1968), is the Europe Correspondent since September 2011[1] for Sky News, the 24-hour television news service operated by Sky Television, part of British Sky Broadcasting. He is based in the city of Brussels in Belgium. He was formerly a programme presenter and correspondent for BBC News, presenting the Liquid News programme on BBC News 24 channel (now BBC News Channel) and Entertainment Correspondent for the BBC Six O'Clock News (now BBC News at 6). He became urope Correspondent in September 2011. Robert was educated at Highgate School, then a boys' independent school, in the Highgate, London, followed by the University of Bristol, where he studied history. He then studied for a postgraduate degree in journalism at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies in Cardiff. Robert spent several years at the BBC, mainly as a correspondent for BBC News but also as chief reporter on BBC Choice's entertainment news show Liquid News.[2] It was Robert who discovered the body of presenter Christopher Price after he died from a rare brain infection in 2002.[3] Following the end of Liquid News, Robert went on to present The Morning Show, a shortlived daytime show on BBC One with the Pop Idol judge Nicki Chapman, in 2003,[4] but that was cancelled after poor viewing figures. Robert joined Sky News in January 2005 as a special correspondent and reported on Live at Five and the former show, The Sky Report, filming a series of undercover reports including one featuring the controversial Kansas preacher Fred Phelps. In June 2006, he was appointed Environment Correspondent for the channel, anchoring Sky News's Green Britain week from Lutterworth, Leicestershire, in January 2007.