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Another stupidity of local Muslim Associations

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That is a tragic if a Muslim has no brain to know the food he/she is taking is halal or not. They have to be told like children that Bak Kut Teh may not halal by some associations.

Before halal Bak Kut Teh was announced by Tourism Ministry, there are already non-pork version Bak Kut Teh in the market. Hence to say Bak Kut Teh is solely a pure pork dish is total ignorance about the food. (or purportedly!)

How about “pau”, another Chinese food consumed by local Muslims? Why its name is not changed to other name like “orang kampung pau” to avoid confusion?

Malaysia Muslims sour over revamped pork soup

( Updated December 22, 2009 02:51 PM

KUALA LUMPUR (AP) – A Malaysian government-backed campaign to popularize a well-known ethnic Chinese soup by making a version that avoids pork and fulfills Islamic dietary rules sparked criticism Tuesday by activists who fear it will confuse Muslims.

A halal version of “bak kut teh,” a herbal broth traditionally made with pork ribs, was introduced at a Tourism Ministry food fair last weekend to promote local cuisine. The new version contains chicken, seafood or […]