Costco - The sell of Halal meats

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I am upset because Costco has chosen to take the path of caving into the minority at the expense of the majority.

By selling Halal meats you are automatically offending the vast number of Americans that deem this offensive.

Is there not a venue for the Muslims to buy at their own stores that will cater to their religion or must the rest of us just accept this is the New America?

Most of us have religious beliefs far removed from this--we don't count???

I have been a satisfied customer but this has reallly disturbed me so may have to rethink my membership status.

Thank you.

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Nov 18 #1065871

Hello. Do you know what Halal Meat means? This doesn't mean that it is strictly for Muslims. Halal meat means how the animal is slaughtered. When an animal is electrocuted or beaten up, the blood is still in the animals body, which is not healthy. When animals are slaughtered the Halal way, which is really fast, using a knife, and through the neck, the animal lets out all of its blood and slaughtered immediately and not after hours of being beaten. This is what is meant by halal meat. I know of people who are not Muslims and they only eat halal meat. Read about it and understand the true meaning behind it. And please m, don't go to yahoo answeres.

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Nov 04 #1058575

I would go for Kosher and Halal meat any day. It is far far superior and safe for the human body than regular mass market factory produced meat.

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Nov 04 #1058572

Unfortunately, there is a high level of ignorance about halal. Rather than posting uninformed and ignorant opinions, I request the public to properly research Halal animal slaughter. Aside from taking God's name (Allah is Arabic for the Jewish/Christian God, Muslims worship the same God), the animal slaughtered by Halal standards is drained of blood and cleared of impurities and carcinogens. Please research and understand Halal before forming opinions.

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Nov 01 #1056786 Mississauga, Ontario

Not shopping at Costco anymore. Halal killing is tortuous to the animal.

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Oct 13 #1047409

This is the world we live in now! Everyone talks about "unity"...people from all nationalities have come here to live in freedom and peace but once here they want their own neighborhoods, cities and soon states. They want their own religion, and get rid of ours. What should we expect...we have a muslim president.

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Oct 10 #1045993

All Costco need to clearly liable all Hala products! If not shut them down. I am going to cancel my membership with costco and Sams Club, Walmart involved with this *** too. We will just eat locally butchered meat or none at all costco and Walmart will be the loosers!

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Oct 01 #1041677

This is the most ignorant comment I have ever read. Halal certified animal requires that animal must be disease free and healthy (meaning must be able to walk around and not some steroid, hormones pumped mass of flesh). I would rather eat Halal certified meat than to eat whatever you are feeding yourself. Clearly it has an impact on your brain.

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Oct 29 #1055739

Halal means the animal is killed by slitting their throat and letting them bleed to death which is very inhumane. I don't shove my religion down anyone's throat nor do I want another religion shoved down mine.
I have just renewed my membership, but I won't renew, since Costco is offending the majority of their customers by selling Halal meats.

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Sep 07 #1031037

Why don't you have similar concerns regarding Costco's offering kosher products to their customers? What's your knowledge of halal meat? Both kosher and halal meat are of higher standards than their counterparts. A little higher than your standards, it appears...

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Sep 10 #1032079 Fredericksburg, Virginia

You're nuts! Read how they kill animals and how unsanitary the places are where they package and send them from.

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Aug 29 #1026878

Good. They have plenty more customers in replacement of one sulking consumer including the muslim community. Although, I reckon you wont really leave.

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Aug 12 #1018833

That is so ridiculous and obsurd and offencive to allow this halal meat to be sold here . I will not partake and eat meat sacrificed to idols, period!!! What is happening to America , Christans raise your voice !!

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Jul 02 #1002915

Rasist people redneck American rasism is ILLEAL

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Jun 18 #996698 Hartford, Connecticut

Since when is (halal) meat less quality than (kosher) . I didn't know religion changes animal meat poperties. You truly never encompassed farm life

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Jun 17 #996089

Kosher meat is cut in the same way as halal meat

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Mr. Crighton

Mar 24 #963080 Portland, Oregon

It's not about the process of slaughtering the meat. It's the fee Costco and other firms pay to the Muslim agency that provides the "halal" cert. That money is taxed per Sharia law and given as alms. Per the Quran, 8 groups receive these alms, one such group are "Mujahadeen", or fighters for Allah. Hmmm, enjoy that chicken folks, and consider what part of some dude's ammo belt in Syria is supplied by your meal. Most folks aren't aware of this.....check it out for yourselves and consider boycotting those companies that are caving in to this extortion.

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Mar 01 #952503

The "sale" of......... It would help to take you more seriously, if you would use correct grammar. Just sayin'.

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A True Muslim

Feb 03 #940644

To the person who is "disturbed" by the catering of the Costco store to Muslims, I do not understand why you are disturbed, is it because you really don' t want to see Muslims being given any courtesy, because of what some terrorist who were just born from Muslim parents, are terrorists, they, unfortunately for them, because they will end killed, do not have a clue about the religion of Islam, those criminals, are NOT Muslims, anyone who terrorizes people, kills civilians, and cut their heads like they are slaughtering an animal, or use explosives to kill and destroy, are not human beings, but evil beasts.
I am a Muslim, and I know my religion very well, Islam does NOT approve killing of innocent people, it actually says in the holy book, that anyone who kills innocent oeople will be thrown in *** forever, and God will never accept him.
Coming back to the Halal issue and Costco providing the Halal meat, would you be disturbed, if there are any other "minority" group that would have some of their foods provided in stores?
For example, would you be dusturbed if you see Chinese foods, Indian foods, Japanese, any other kind of foods in the stores? Of course not!
You issue is that the Halal meats are provided for Muslims, I do not blame you, if I was not a Muslim, and did not know much about Islam, I would think like you, but I am writing this comment to tell you, and everyone who thinks like you, that there are a lot of true Muslims, in the US and other countries,
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Oct 29 #1055551

You are not Muslim, nor do you know your religion.

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Nov 12, 2014 #899453 Belle Plaine, Minnesota

If you object to any particular store because they sell products that cater to the religious beliefs of their customer base, I suggest a reassessment of your patriotism is in order. This is the United States, we have this thing called religious freedom and this other thing called free enterprise. This means businesses can sell any legal product they choose. This means people can worship whatever deity they choose, be that Jehovah, Jesus, Allah, the flying spaghetti monster, or none at all. No one is forcing you to buy halal certified products if you don't want to. In conclusion, if you can't respect another person's beliefs, don't expect anyone to respect yours.

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