The haggling over Halal meat
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Halal meat has become a controversial topic in France. President Nicolas Sarkozy on Saturday called for clearer labelling on meat distributed in French supermarkets and respect for France's eating habits. A few days previously, Interior Minister Claude Guéant also addressed the issue saying if foreigners were allowed to vote in France, halal meat would become mandatory in school cantines. but the original debate was started by extreme right-ring presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.