Tag Archives: Non-halal

NEARLY HALF OF GEYLANG BAZAAR STALLS NOT HALAL CERTIFIED

The Geylang Ramadan Bazaar have been plagued by problems from the first day of its opening this year. Don't know why, but it seems like this is destined to be a year where the Ramadan bazaar will fail spectacularly. Already previous years vendors saying they don't make enough money. Amongst the problems and controversies surrounding the bazaar this year were when earlier this week, 22 unlicensed food handlers and illegal workers were nabbed in a joint raid by the Ministry of Manpower, National Environment Agency and Singapore Police Force. Then, there were the issue that many concerned customers had raised concerns on how many food stalls at the Geylang Bazaar were halal-certified. Based on what people are saying, it seems like nearly half the stalls at this year's bazaar were were not Muslim-owned and not halal-certified.

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NETIZENS OUTRAGED OVER MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY’S “RAMADHAN SPECIAL” BOO BOO

Muslim netizens have taken to arms on Facebook by posting pictures of what appears to be a "Ramadhan Special" poster displayed at a marble Marble Slab Creamery outlet in Bugis. The netizens who posted these pictures on the Marble Slab Creamery Facebook said that the sign was very misleading to Muslims, who might not be aware that the chain outlets are not Halal certified. Hence, the use of the name Ramadhan to promote its ice cream promotions was both offensive and misleading.

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