It is a shame that the families beliefs weren’t being reminded of at lunchtime and the school had poor communication over this. I personally think making the children wearing a badge is unnecessary but perhaps a packed lunch would suit them better?! Vegetarians and children with food intolerances sometimes have to make do with an alternative to avoid unfortunate events.
Mohammed Talib 4, Khadija Khan 5 and Tayyeba Khan 3, with their mother Henna Khan, 29 (picture: Ross Parry/Steven Schofield)
Three children from a Muslim family have been sent to school with ‘Halal only’ signs stuck to their chests after they were served non-halal food.
Talib Hussain claims that his children were served the food on at least six occasions and the school has now been forced to apologise.
Woodside Academy in Bradford, West Yorkshire, has said it is sorry for the mistake which Mr Hussain says amounts to negligence.
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Talib and wife Henna Khan, of Bradford, had written to the school last spring after daughter Khadija, five, was served non-halal food three times for school dinner.
She was also offered ham and crackers in a classroom and sent home with a bag of jelly sweets, which contains gelatin not allowed…
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