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Halal school food - is confidence returning?
by Fiona Dryden
Six out of 19 Leicester schools have not reinstated halal meat, despite rigorous new specifications on meat procurement by the council.
It follows the withdrawal of halal meat in schools after routine tests on two separate occasions revealed halal lamb in schools was contaminated with pork in April 2013, and beef in April 2014.
The city council subsequently removed all halal meat from schools until it could restore faith in the supply chain.
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