globalization

Halal Certification

This clip from The Weekly addresses the islamophobia driving the controversy over Vegemite being certified halal in Australia.  Being certified halal means no changes to the product itself, only that the product would be open to a larger market.  But Australian Conservative senator Cory Bernardi has started a senate inquiry, claiming that making Vegemite halal might fund terrorism and lead to higher prices, both of which are untrue.

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