halal http://michiganradio.org en No more halal 'Chicken McNuggets' in Dearborn http://michiganradio.org/post/no-more-halal-chicken-mcnuggets-dearborn <p>According to Islamic law, food must be prepared within the criteria of “halal.” Primarily, this refers to the way that meat is killed and prepared. &nbsp;</p><p>There were only two McDonald’s restaurants in the United States that offered halal products and both were in east Dearborn.</p><p>But the two branches were accused in 2011 of selling non-halal products that were advertised as halal and a lawsuit ensued.</p><p>The case was settled this past April.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:41:25 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13207 at http://michiganradio.org No more halal 'Chicken McNuggets' in Dearborn Michigan judge extends McDonald's halal meat case 4 weeks http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-judge-extends-mcdonalds-halal-meat-case-4-weeks <p>DETROIT (AP) - A Michigan judge has approved a delay in closing a $700,000 settlement between McDonald's and Muslims who were mistakenly told that food at a restaurant conformed to Islamic dietary rules.<br><br>Wayne County Circuit Judge Kathleen Macdonald on Monday granted a 28-day extension of a notice period in the case and lifted an injunction against a lawyer not originally connected with the case from making public statements. A final settlement hearing is scheduled April 17.<br><br>The Jaafar and Mahdi Law Group filed the suit and agreed to the judge's actions.<br> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:44:10 +0000 The Associated Press 11635 at http://michiganradio.org