macdonalds en Michigan judge extends McDonald's 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