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Pitt answers call for new halal food option

Pitt answers call for new halal food option

By Janine Faust and Emily Wolfe

November 21, 2019

Waffles. Pasta. A bagel before class every now and then.  When first-year Zainab Akhtar was choosing a dining plan, she said, Muslim friends advised her to get as few swipes as possible, because Market didn’t have much for people who choose to eat halal food.  "They have vegetarian options, but ...

Halal: Is it meat you’re looking for?

Halal: Is it meat you’re looking for?

By Shahum Ajmal | Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

When asked about my diet, I’ve stated the same phrase countless times. “Depending on my options, I'm either a vegetarian, pescatarian or meat eater,” I say. I am a 19-year-old Muslim, so when it comes to eating, the wheres and whys are a little more complicated than deciding between a sweet o...

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