Curated By Ariel Lablonski
Amir Ali, 37, said he was horrified to find he had bitten bacon and that his religion beliefs were violated.
From ThisIsOxfordShire.com (h/t The Religion of Peace):
A FATHER from East Oxford forbidden to touch pork products due to his strict Muslim faith has raised a formal complaint with McDonald’s.
Amir Ali, 37, of Shelley Road, bought a sweet chilli chicken wrap at the fast food branch in Headington.
It was only after biting into the hot snack that he made a jarring discovery: a store worker had mistakenly added bacon.
He said: “In our religion we can’t eat bacon at all. We can’t even touch it, so I spent £3.69 just to get the other wrap.
“But I took a bite and something else was in my mouth. I thought it was lettuce because I’ve never tasted bacon. I took it out and thought ‘God, that’s bacon.”
Since the incident earlier in July Mr Ali, a waiter at an Indian restaurant, has spoken to staff at the Headington branch.
He said: “Everyone makes mistakes but something like this is very serious. I’m worried about my children going now