Stealth halal: Nordic Choice hotel group bans pork at breakfasts

by 1389 on November 20, 2015

in 1389 (blog admin), food and drink, halal food, Scandinavia/Nordic region

Fox News: Scandinavian hotel chain bans bacon and sausage

A hotel group from Norway has banned sausages and bacon from its breakfast menu to encourage healthier and more sustainable eating practices.

Nordic Choice hotel group–  which operates over 170 properties including Comfort hotels, Quality hotels, Clarion hotels, and others throughout Scandinavia and the Baltics— will replace the meaty breakfast items with plant-based options at locations of its Comfort Hotel chain.

Petter Stordalen, Nordic Choice’s owner, cited sustainability—rather than the WHO’s October report that named processed meats as carcinogens—as the driving force behind the change.

“The focus on sustainability permeates what we do in Nordic Choice,” Stordalen told Hegnar.no. He added that he believes guests “will appreciate a good, healthy start to the day.”

But not everyone at his hotel group agrees.

“There are mixed reactions,”  Ebba Kohl, who runs the restaurant at one of Comfort’s properties, told Sweden’s Västerbottens Kuriren newspaper (via The Local). “Some are upset and some understanding.”
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Commenter rabiddogg explains what this is all about:

banning pork but not eggs, beef etc? this is not for health purposes. Taqiya

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1 Gramfan November 20, 2015 at 10:16 pm

This is really strange and ominous.
Oddly enough Qantas airways which is partnered by Emirates here serves only pork sausages in there VIP lounges (Qantas Club) for breakfast. Possibly bacon too.(not entirely sure about the bacon).

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