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Old 19.12.2018, 21:17
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Toblerone is now Halal

This has got some white supremacists with their knickers in a twist!
AfD star Prof. Dr. Jörg Meuthen is calling it Islamisation of Europe. Some white supremacists are calling for a boycott.

Toblerone themselves are more relaxed; they say it is just a certification, no change to the recipe.
They also say with 2 Billion potential Muslim customers they are not too worried by threats of boycotts.

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Myself I was more worried when Toblerone reduced their "mountains".
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Old 19.12.2018, 22:02
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They also say with 2 Billion potential Muslim customers they are not too worried by threats of boycotts.
good for them but did anybody tell Toblerone that many Muslim customers ate it already despite not being halal?
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Old 19.12.2018, 22:19
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good for them but did anybody tell Toblerone that many Muslim customers ate it already despite not being halal?
Seems like a pointless certification if it contains no animal byproducts. I always assumed it was vegetarian friendly.
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If those people want non halal bars they can pay me 10x the price and I have my cat nibble on it first.
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Surely a non-Halal bar is any that serves alcohol?
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If those people want non halal bars.
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Old 20.12.2018, 09:44
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If those people want non halal bars they can pay me 10x the price and I have my cat nibble on it first.


I would even offer to make Prof Dr Meuthen a fully customized bar just for him. All I need for that is my cats litter box...
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Old 20.12.2018, 09:51
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Toblerone themselves are more relaxed; they say it is just a certification, no change to the recipe.
They also say with 2 Billion potential Muslim customers they are not too worried by threats of boycotts.
Their marketing department has played a blinder for all the ensuing free advertising and exposure. Genius!
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If those people want non halal bars they can pay me 10x the price and I have my cat nibble on it first.
Your joke kind of falls flat because a cat nibbling on food would not make it non halal (haram). I appreciate the attempted humour though.

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I would even offer to make Prof Dr Meuthen a fully customized bar just for him. All I need for that is my cats litter box...
That would make the chocolate bar worse than non halal
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Old 20.12.2018, 10:06
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That would make the chocolate bar worse than non halal
Worse? Different. A difference only required because of a lack of fridges and hospitals a long, time ago and which some one included in in one of the world's first life-style/self-help books*

*Other books including the bible are available.
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Old 20.12.2018, 10:14
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Worse? Different. A difference only required because of a lack of fridges and hospitals a long, time ago and which some one included in in one of the world's first life-style/self-help books*

*Other books including the bible are available.


Nah, eating cat shit has nothing to do with a lack of fridges...
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Old 20.12.2018, 10:19
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Nah, eating cat shit has nothing to do with a lack of fridges...
But Halal is.
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Never mind the Toblerone, apparently avocados are not vegan!
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Old 20.12.2018, 10:26
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Never mind the Toblerone, apparently avocados are not vegan!
Have you only just discovered that? More disturbingly, honey isn't vegan! You can stuff that idea for a game of soldiers!
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Worse? Different. A difference only required because of a lack of fridges and hospitals a long, time ago and which some one included in in one of the world's first life-style/self-help books*



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Nah, eating cat shit has nothing to do with a lack of fridges...
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But Halal is.
How?
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Old 20.12.2018, 10:34
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But Halal is.
Ok, I keep it simple for you>
Me: Id make a chocolate bar out of cat shit for the AfD guy...
Kedi: That would be worse than non-halal.
You: Not worse, DIFFERENT! (followed by an uncalled for explanation of the historic context of halal rules...)


I am at this point not sure if you are thick or just very experimental with your food choices...
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Ok, I keep it simple for you>
Me: Id make a chocolate bar out of cat shit for the AfD guy...
Kedi: That would be worse than non-halal.
You: Not worse, DIFFERENT! (followed by an uncalled for explanation of the historic context of halal rules...)


I am at this point not sure if you are thick or just very experimental with your food choices...
My guess is he was too excited to get a chance to bash Abrahamic religions so he did not read it properly.
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Old 20.12.2018, 10:38
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Never mind the Toblerone, apparently avocados are not vegan!
Wasn't there a pope way back in history who ruled that penguins (I think) are fish so that the patagonian natives could continue eating them during Lent?

I sometimes tell people (well, mostly when drunk) that my personal pope ruled that pheasants are vegetables so i can eat them while pretending to be a vegetarian.

Better than peasants anyway.
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Wasn't there a pope way back in history who ruled that penguins (I think) are fish so that the patagonian natives could continue eating them during Lent?

I sometimes tell people (well, mostly when drunk) that my personal pope ruled that pheasants are vegetables so i can eat them while pretending to be a vegetarian.

Better than peasants anyway.
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Ok, I keep it simple for you>
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halal means "permitted", nothing more, nothing less.

When you take your car for inspection and the guys says, everything fine, your car is then halal.

When you get a Baugenehmgung for your house, your hpuse is halal.

I don't think there is a law against eating cat shit, so cat shit is also halal.

Toblerone has always been halal.

Now it is also islamically halal.
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When you take your car for inspection and the guys says, everything fine, your car is then halal.

Are you sure? Fuel can contain alcohol and by driving the car, you would be indirectly consuming alcohol
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